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FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME.
By JOSEPH SABIN.
“ A painfull work it is I'll assure you, and more than difficult, wherein what toyle hath been
Ant. à Wood, Preface to the History of Oxford.
Edition, 525 Copies, 8vo, of which 25 are for Presentation, And 110 Copies on Large Paper, of which 10 are for Presentation.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1873, by
J. SABIN & SONS,
EZRA B. McCAGG, Esq.,
OF CHICAGO, ILL.,
THE VETERAN COLLECTOR OF THE NORTH-WEST, WHOSE KNOWLEDGE OF HIS BOOKS
WAS AS THOROUGH AS THEIR CHARACTER WAS VARIED, AND WHOSE
LOSS OF HIS LIBRARY IN THE GREAT FIRE WHICH DE
STROYED THE CITY IS ALMOST IRREPARABLE,
THIS VOLUME, AS AN OFFERING ALIKE OF SYMPATHY AND
REGRET, IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY
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