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British tradition illustrated in historical documents

Pierpont Morgan Library

British tradition illustrated in historical documents

autograph and illuminated manuscripts, drawings and printed books, eleventh to nineteenth century. Guide to an exhibition

by Pierpont Morgan Library

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Published by Printed by the William Bradford Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introduction by Samuel C. Chew ... New York, November 25, 1941-March 30, 1942.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsChew, Samuel Claggett, 1888-1960.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ881 .N66365 1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., xiv, 46 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6432524M
    LC Control Number42006018
    OCLC/WorldCa1201530

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