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Lives of the founders of the British Museum

Edwards, Edward

Lives of the founders of the British Museum

with notices of its chief augmentors and other benefactors.

by Edwards, Edward

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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English

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  • British Museum.

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    Open LibraryOL20430086M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Edwards, Edward, Lives of the founders of the British Museum. London: Routledge/Thoemmes Press, Get this from a library. Lives of the founders of the British Museum, with notices of its chief augmentors and other benefactors, [Edward Edwards].

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Top NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Lives of the Founders of the British Museum:. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Edward Edwards.

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References. Marjorie Caygill has published numerous books and articles about the history of the British Museum and the collections. These include The Story of the British Museum, The British Museum Reading Room and The British Museum: by: 2. Lives of the founders of the British Museum; with notices of its chief augmentors and other benefactors, Author: Edward Edwards.

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