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Old & rare; thirty years in the book business

Leona Rostenberg

Old & rare; thirty years in the book business

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Published by Abner Schram in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

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

    Statement[By] Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine B. Stern
    ContributionsStern, Madeleine B., 1912-2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p., 2 l.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26913893M
    OCLC/WorldCa1001939921

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