Wednesday, October 20, 2010

McTague Back in Business

The following note appeared on several listservs today (and separately in my email several more times), so I pass it along:

"I thought the listserv should be alerted that convicted archives thief Denning McTague has resumed his old "legitimate" business of selling rare books and manuscripts, under his former business name of "Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts" based in Philadelphia (email

Given his recent history, any archivist or librarian who might be so consider purchasing from his catalogs should perhaps think twice and demand ironclad proof of provenance for anything on offer.

Here's a link to a news story about his misdeeds in the past:"

For more on McTague, see my past posts about him.