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Old books, rare friends

two literary sleuths and their shared passion

by Leona Rostenberg

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Rostenberg, Leona,
    • Stern, Madeleine B., 1912-,
    • Antiquarian booksellers -- United States -- Biography,
    • Book collectors -- United States -- Biography,
    • Large type books

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementLeona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern.
      SeriesThorndike large print senior lifestyles series
      ContributionsStern, Madeleine B., 1912-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ473.R77 R665 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination477 p. (large print) :
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL352059M
      ISBN 100786214147
      LC Control Number98011524
      OCLC/WorldCa38257908

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