Elkin Mathews, poet"s publisher, 1851-1921
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Elkin Mathews, poet"s publisher, 1851-1921 exhibition held at the Library of the University of Reading during themonth of May 1967.

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  • Mathews, Elkin, -- 1851-1921 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Poetry -- Publishing -- Bibliography -- Breat Britain.,
  • Publishers and publishing -- Bibliography -- Great Britain.

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ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Library.
The Physical Object
Pagination(34) leaves ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21525111M

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