catalog of rare books and manuscripts including general literature--Americana and a superb selection of Fine Press Books recently acquired from the library of a well-known collector by Francis Peloubet Farquhar

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Statementoffered for sale by the Caveat Book Shop, Apr. 1, 1946. Catalog No. l.
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Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL18434010M
LC Control Number48000886

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