WorldCat Identities

Hamilton, Charles 1913-1996

Overview
Works: 36 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 8,713 library holdings
Genres: History  Autographs  Manuscripts  Biography  Portraits  Spurious and doubtful works  Tragedies (Drama)  Sources  Diaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, 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 )

38 editions published between 1950 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,934 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 )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 766 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
The Hitler diaries : fakes that fooled the world by Charles Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 744 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!
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 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based largely on the Frederick Hill Meserve and the Ostendorf collections with appropriate commentary on each photograph
Collecting autographs and manuscripts by Charles Hamilton( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and held by 615 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 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 465 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 )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scribblers & scoundrels by Charles Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal experiences in the world of autograph and manuscript collecting by a dealer and auctioneer
The signature of America : a fresh look at famous handwriting by Charles Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 294 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 )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 213 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 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to autograph collecting with instructions on building and organizing a collection
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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and German and held by 155 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 140 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 : scritti e testimonianze degli indiani d'America by Charles Hamilton( Book )

29 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 74 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 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cry of the thunderbird: the American Indian's own story
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Cardenio, or, The second maiden's tragedyThe Hitler diaries : fakes that fooled the worldGreat forgers and famous fakes : the manuscript forgers of America and how they duped the expertsOne man's journey : from darkness to light : a new beginning ...
Alternative Names
Charles Hamilton American paleographer, handwriting expert and author

Charles Hamilton Amerikaans taalkundige (1914-1996)

Hamilton, Charles, Jr., 1913-1966

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Languages
English (182)

Italian (27)

Japanese (2)

German (1)