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A colossal hoax

the giant from Cardiff that fooled America

by Scott Tribble

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cardiff giant,
  • Forgery of antiquities -- New York (State) -- Cardiff -- History -- 19th century,
  • Impostors and imposture -- New York (State) -- Cardiff -- History -- 19th century,
  • Cardiff (N.Y.) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementScott Tribble
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.C27 T75 2008
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxiv, 311 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16901115M
    ISBN 100742560503
    ISBN 109780742560505
    LC Control Number2008025178


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