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John Baskerville of Birmingham letter-founder and printer by F. E. Pardoe

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Published by F. Muller in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Birmingham (England),
  • England,
  • Birmingham,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Baskerville, John, 1706-1775.,
  • Printing -- England -- Birmingham -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Printers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Birmingham (England) -- Imprints.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementF. E. Pardoe.
GenreBiography., Imprints.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ232.B2 P37 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 181 p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5252161M
ISBN 100584103549
LC Control Number75324925

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