The Huntington Library treasures from ten centuries

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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .

Written in English

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  • California,
  • San Marino.,
  • San Marino


  • Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.,
  • Rare book libraries -- California -- San Marino.,
  • Rare books -- California -- San Marino -- Bibliography.,
  • Manuscripts -- California -- San Marino.,
  • Library resources -- California -- San Marino.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby the director and curators.
ContributionsHenry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
LC ClassificationsZ733.H5 H86 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3681745M
ISBN 101857593340, 087328206X, 0873282051
LC Control Number2003027527

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