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A century of the English book trade

E. Gordon Duff

A century of the English book trade

short notices of all printers, stationers, book-binders, and others connected with it from the issue of the first dated book in 1457 to the incorporation of the Company of Stationers in 1557

by E. Gordon Duff

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- Employees -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E. Gordon Duff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ151.2 .D83 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4555445M
      ISBN 100849205654
      LC Control Number77025274
      OCLC/WorldCa3481245

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