A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Henry Wrenn compiled by Harold B. Wrenn Edited by Thomas J. Wise. Wrenn Library, Thomas J. Wise.
A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Henry Wrenn compiled by Harold B. Wrenn Edited by Thomas J. Wise
A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Henry Wrenn compiled by Harold B. Wrenn Edited by Thomas J. Wise

A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Henry Wrenn compiled by Harold B. Wrenn Edited by Thomas J. Wise.

Austin (Texas): The University of Texas, 1920.

Printed by E. T. Heron & Co., London. First edition, one of 120 copies, this one unnumbered and unsigned. Illustrated in volume I with frontispiece portrait of Mr. Wrenn. 5 vols. Royal 8vo. Original beveled brown buckram, slightly mottled. Wrenn bookplate printed as part of the front pastedowns as usual. Item #306643

Contains entries for nearly 100 spurious 19th-century pamphlets forged by editor Thomas J. Wise, as well as numerous copies of 17th-century plays "improved" with leaves torn by Wise from copies in the British Museum. The Wrenn Library is now part of the collection of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin.

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