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2 edition of art of bookbinding found in the catalog.

art of bookbinding

Joseph William Zaehnsdorf

art of bookbinding

a practical treatise.

by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf

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Published by Gregg in Farnborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 2nd ed. revised & enlarged, London : Bell, 1890.

The Physical Object
Pagination191p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16335487M

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