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Published by John Windle, Antiquarian Bookseller in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Blake, William, -- 1757-1827 -- Bibliography.,
  • Blake, William, -- 1757-1827 -- Catalogs.,
  • Illustration of books -- England -- 18th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Illustration of books -- England -- 19th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Engraving -- England -- 18th century -- Catalogs,
  • Engraving -- England -- 19th century -- Catalogs

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreBibliography., Catalogs., Catalogs
SeriesCatalogue -- 42, Blake -- Suppl. no. 10, Blake -- no. 342E
ContributionsWindle, John
The Physical Object
Pagination[22] p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21004477M

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