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A pound of paper

confessions of a book addict

by Baxter, John

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baxter, John, 1939-,
  • Book collectors -- Biography,
  • Book collecting,
  • Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Doubleday, 2002.

    StatementJohn Baxter.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ989.B36 A3 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination417 p. ;
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3684975M
    ISBN 100312317255
    LC Control Number2003046844

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