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Historic examples of American printing and typography

William L. Clements Library.

Historic examples of American printing and typography

a guide to an exhibition in the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan ...

by William L. Clements Library.

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Published by William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan in [Ann Arbor, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- History -- America.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBulletin -- 32
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ121 .M78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15226785M

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