Humanistic script of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries
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Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementA.J. Fairbank and R.W. Hunt.
SeriesBodleian picture books. New series -- no. 2.
ContributionsFairbank, Alfred J., Hunt, Richard William, 1908-
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22379542M
ISBN 101851240284

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