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Rare books uncovered

Rebecca Rego Barry

Rare books uncovered

true stories of fantastic finds in unlikely places

by Rebecca Rego Barry

  • 254 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Book collecting,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Rare books,
  • Book collectors,
  • Antiquarian booksellers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-242) and index.

    StatementRebecca Rego Barry ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
    ContributionsBasbanes, Nicholas A., 1943- author of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ987 .B277 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27207389M
    ISBN 100760348618
    ISBN 109780760348611
    LC Control Number2015031890
    OCLC/WorldCa922836127

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