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Present state of printing and bookselling in America [1796]

Henry Lemoine

Present state of printing and bookselling in America [1796]

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Lemoine ; with an introduction by Douglas C. McMurtrie.
ContributionsMcMurtrie, Douglas C.
The Physical Object
Pagination20x11cm
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19470331M

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