Catalogue of the library of a collector of books to be sold by auction by Mr. Shaw this collection is composed of standard and rare works in both French and English ... the whole to be sold by auction at no. 70 Beaver Hall Hill ... May 28th, 1892 ..

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 64071, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 64071
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ISBN 100665640714
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