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John Rylands Library Manchester a brief historical description of the library and its contents, illustrated with thirty-seven views and facsimiles. by John Rylands Library.

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Published by At the University Press, B. Quaritch, and Sherratt and Hughes in Manchester, London .
Written in English


  • John Rylands Library -- Catalogs,
  • Rare books -- Bibliography,
  • Manuscripts -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Prefatory note signed: Henry Guppy.

ContributionsGuppy, Henry, 1861-1948
LC ClassificationsZ792
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 73 p., 37 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14886449M

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