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A Genius for Letters

Booksellers and Bookselling from the 16th to the 20th Century (Publishing Pathways)

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Published by Oak Knoll Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Book Sellers, Dealers, Distributors,
  • Publishing industry,
  • Booksellers and bookselling,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobin Myers (Editor), Michael Harris (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8701721M
    ISBN 101884718167
    ISBN 109781884718168


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