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Author Earnshaw, Graham.
Title The Formosa fraud : the story of the fake writings of George Psalmanazar, one of the greatest charlatans In literary history.
Imprint [Chicago?] : Earnshaw Books, 2017.

Author Earnshaw, Graham.
Subject Psalmanazar, George, 1679?-1763.
Impostors and imposture -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Impostors and imposture -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Taiwan -- Description and travel.
Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Part I: The Fraud; 1. Origins; 2. Celebrity; 3. The Fantasy; 4. The Follow-on; 5. The Legacy; Note on Psalmanazar's writings; Part II: "A Description of Formosa "; Part III: George's Travels : the spurious account of his journey; Part IV: Preface to the Second Edition; Bibliography; Acknowledgments.
ISBN 9789888422159 (electronic bk.)
9888422154 (electronic bk.)
9789888422142 (electronic bk.)
9888422146 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 987751587
Additional Format Print version: Earnshaw, Graham. Formosa Fraud : The story of George Psalmanazar, one of the greatest Charlatans In Literary History. Chicago : Earnshaw Books, ©2017

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