Chicagoans collect in the eighteenth century

an exhibition comprising sundry enlightening and handsome books, manuscripts, maps, and artifacts from the libraries of Roger W. Barrett, Rudy L. Ruggles, Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang, Hermon Dunlap Smith, William M. Spencer, [and] Herbert R. Strauss : on view in the Fellows" Lounge, November 30-December 30, 1967. by Newberry Library.

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At head of title: The Newberry Library.

GenreExhibitions, Catalogs
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 22 p.
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL19089989M

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