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romance of book-collecting

J. Herbert Slater

romance of book-collecting

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Published by Elliot Stock in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.H. Slater.
The Physical Object
Pagination168p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13783352M


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