... Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Book-plates and Super-libros: Held by the Club of Odd Volumes, at the Museum of Fine Arts, April 25th to June 5th, 1898. Illustrated with Reproductions of the Pirckheimer Book-plate by Dürer, Rare Old American Plates by Jos. Callender, Henry Dawkins, Amos Doolittle. N. Hurd, P. R. Maverick, Paul Revere and Jas. Turner, the Plate of the Club of Odd Volumes, by E. D. French, and the Gaffield Gift Plate of the Museum of Fine Arts, by W. H. W. Bicknell

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Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, 1898 - 189 páginas
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