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art of bookbinding an interview with Mr Cobden-Sanderson by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson

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Published by Aliquando Press in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Bookbinding.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an afterword by William Rueter.
ContributionsRueter, William, 1940-, Aliquando Press
The Physical Object
Pagination[20] p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15110547M

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