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Early printing on the Island of Antiqua

McMurtrie, Douglas C.

Early printing on the Island of Antiqua

with a facsimile of a hitherto unrecorded broadside of 1753, preserved in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., and a report on two pamphlets printed at St. John"s.

by McMurtrie, Douglas C.

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Published by Privately printed in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- History

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. facs.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15462577M

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