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2 edition of Old & rare; thirty years in the book business. found in the catalog.

Old & rare; thirty years in the book business.

Leona Rostenberg

Old & rare; thirty years in the book business.

by Leona Rostenberg

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Published by Abner Schram in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leona Rostenberg (Firm),
  • Antiquarian booksellers -- Correspondence.,
  • Rare books.

  • Edition Notes

    Bound in brown cloth; stamped in gold. Dust jacket.

    Statement[By] Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine B. Stern.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    ContributionsStern, Madeleine B., 1912-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p., 2 l.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22993240M

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