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Books, manuscripts, drawings

Parke-Bernet Galleries.

Books, manuscripts, drawings

assembled by the late Robert P. Esty ; English & American, literature and history.

by Parke-Bernet Galleries.

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Published by Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York .
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  • Esty, Robert P. -- Art collections.,
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  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesImportant library assembled by the late Robert Pl Esty
    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22306058M

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