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history of booksellers the old and the new by Henry Curwen

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Published by Gale Research Co in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Booksellers and bookselling -- Great Britain.

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StatementWith an introd. and bibliography byLeslie Shepard.
LC ClassificationsZ325
The Physical Object
Pagination483 p. :
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19741498M

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