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Renaissance handwriting an anthology of italic scripts by Alfred Fairbank

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Alfred Fairbank and Berthold Wolpe.
ContributionsWolpe, Berthold, 1905-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13789415M

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