Catalogue of a very select and valuable library
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Catalogue of a very select and valuable library chiefly the property of a gentleman deceased : to be sold on Wednesday, December 13, 1815, at Blake & Cunningham"s office ..

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Published by s.n. in [Boston .
Written in English


  • Catalogs, Booksellers" -- Massachusetts -- Boston

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 34496
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15107476M

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