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StatementCharles Arnold-Baker.
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LC ClassificationsDA34 .A76 2001
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL6794360M
ISBN 100415185831
LC Control Number00062748

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A Companion to the History of the Book by Simon The Sixteenth Century David J. Shaw 17 The British Book Market John Feather 18 Print and Public in Europe Rietje van Vliet 19 North America and Transatlantic Book Culture to Russell L.

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