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Catalogue of antique and medieval gems

to be sold at the marked prices by Messrs. Tiffany & Co. ... March 10 to 16, 1902, for the benefit of the Charity Organization Society of the City of New York and the Provident Relief Fund
  • 132 Pages
  • 1.97 MB
  • English
The Company , [New York
Other titlesCatalogue of a rare collection of antique and mediaeval gems.
ContributionsOlcott, George M.
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p., [1] leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24443324M

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