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Book-collecting as a hobby in a series of letters to everyman by Percy H. Muir

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Published by Gramol Publications Ltd. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Book collecting.,
  • Bookbinding -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby P.H. Muir.
The Physical Object
Pagination98, [3] p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18002122M

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