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Early printed books from the Henry Davis Collection

Joseph Francis Eugene McLaughlin

Early printed books from the Henry Davis Collection

Catalogue of an exhibition at the Derry City Council Harbour Museum 12th-28th April 1994.

by Joseph Francis Eugene McLaughlin

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Published by [University of Ulster Educational Services] in [Derry] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavis, Henry., University of Ulster. Educational Services., Derry (Northern Ireland). City Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination9p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18130751M

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