Early printed books to the end of the sixteenth century
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Early printed books to the end of the sixteenth century a bibliography of bibliographies by Theodore Besterman

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Published by Societas Bibliographica in Geneva .
Written in English

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Statementby Theodore Besterman.
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Number of Pages344
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Open LibraryOL20687091M

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