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Treasures of the College of William and Mary Library

College of William and Mary. Swem Library.

Treasures of the College of William and Mary Library

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Published by The Library in Williamsburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Williamsburg
    • Subjects:
    • College of William and Mary. Swem Library -- Exhibitions.,
    • Rare books -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Manuscripts -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementprepared under the direction of Nancy H. Marshall ; compiled by John D. Haskell, Jr. and Margaret C. Cook.
      ContributionsMarshall, Nancy H., Haskell, John D., Cook, Margaret C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1029 .C637 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 69 p. :
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2151965M
      LC Control Number88621543

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