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selection of illuminated manuscripts from the 13th to the 16th centuries the property of Mr. J.R. Ritman and sold for the benefit of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica Amsterdam, London, Thursday, 6 July, 2000.. by

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Published by Sotheby"s in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ritman, J. R. -- Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Rare books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

GenreCatalogs.
ContributionsRitman, J. R., Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p.:
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21392092M

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