WorldCat Identities

Hamilton, Charles 1913-1996

Overview
Works: 34 works in 221 publications in 4 languages and 8,794 library holdings
Genres: History  Autographs  Manuscripts  Biography  Portraits  Spurious and doubtful works  Sources  Juvenile works  Illustrated works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Creator, Other
Classifications: Z41, 970.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles Hamilton
 
Most widely held works by Charles Hamilton
Cry of the thunderbird: the American Indian's own story by Charles Hamilton( Book )

35 editions published between 1950 and 1989 in English and German and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personal narratives of Indians from various tribes reveal their ways of life as well as their attitudes toward nature and man
Cardenio, or, The second maiden's tragedy by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long sought by scholars as the Holy Grail of world literature, and masquerading under the censor's makeshift title, "The second maiden's tragedy," this lost play was discovered by Charles Hamilton, a forensic document examiner and literary historian
Lincoln in photographs; an album of every known pose by Charles Hamilton( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collecting autographs and manuscripts by Charles Hamilton( Book )

30 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braddock's defeat; the journal of Captain Robert Cholmley's batman, the journal of a British officer [and] Halkett's orderly book by Charles Hamilton( Book )

12 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great forgers and famous fakes : the manuscript forgers of America and how they duped the experts by Charles Hamilton( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ISBN 0517540762 LCCN 8013516
In search of Shakespeare : a reconnaissance into the poet's life and handwriting by Charles Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hitler diaries : fakes that fooled the world by Charles Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now for the first time, the complete expose of the most daring and successful forgery of all time. For seven days in April 1983, the sensational discovery of Hitler's sixty-two volumes of secret diaries dominated the news headlines of the world. Scholars hailed the diaries as the greatest find of the century, a historical bonanza that would entirely alter our views of Hitler and the Third Reich. Shocked readers followed daily installments showing that Hitler knew nothing about the Holocaust. Then, in an abrupt reversal, the diaries were proved to be bogus!
The book of autographs : an introduction to the joys and techniques of autograph collecting by the world's foremost authority by Charles Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scribblers & scoundrels by Charles Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The signature of America : a fresh look at famous handwriting by Charles Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an excursion into the secret past of America through the signatures of prigs and perverts, poets and presidents. Hamilton was an autograph dealer and auctioneer, and he gives background on some of the most interesting pieces in his collection
Men of the underworld; the professional criminals' own story by Charles Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big name hunting; a beginner's guide to autograph collecting by Charles Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to autograph collecting with instructions on building and organizing a collection
American autographs : signers of the Declaration of Independence, Revolutionary War leaders, presidents by Charles Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auction madness : an uncensored look behind the velvet drapes of the great auction houses by Charles Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaders and personalities of the Third Reich : their biographies, portraits, and autographs by Charles Hamilton( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Illustrated letter by Charles Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. 8-9 & 152-153 Hendrik Willem van Loon
The robot that helped to make a President; a reconnaissance into the mysteries of John F. Kennedy's signature by Charles Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sul sentiero di guerra by Charles Hamilton( Book )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in Italian and Japanese and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of Shakespeare : a study of the poet's life and handwriting by Charles Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cry of the thunderbird: the American Indian's own story
Alternative Names
Charles Hamilton American paleographer, handwriting expert and author

Charles Hamilton Amerikaans taalkundige (1914-1996)

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Languages
English (173)

Italian (26)

Japanese (2)

German (1)

Covers
Cardenio, or, The second maiden's tragedyGreat forgers and famous fakes : the manuscript forgers of America and how they duped the expertsThe Hitler diaries : fakes that fooled the worldOne man's journey : from darkness to light : a new beginning ...