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Published by G. Norman and Sons, printers] in [London .
Written in English



  • England


  • Rare books -- England -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Private libraries -- England -- Catalogs.

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Statementcompiled by Bernard Quaritch ... London ...
GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
ContributionsBernard Quaritch (Firm)
LC ClassificationsZ997.H97 Q 1911
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6544006M
LC Control Number12014100

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