Index of dedications and commendatory verses
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Index of dedications and commendatory verses in English books before 1641. by Franklin B. Williams

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Published by Bibliographical Society in London .
Written in English


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StatementBy Franklin B.Williams, Jr.
SeriesBibliographical Society (Great Britain) Publication,, 1960, Bibliographical Society publication ;, 1960.
LC ClassificationsPN171.D4 W55
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5875138M
LC Control Number63003851

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