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First Impressions

Printing in Cambridge, 1639–1989: An Exhibition at the Houghton Library and the Harvard Law School Library, October 6–27, 1989

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PAPERBACK

$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780976492559

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

63 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

32 black and white halftones

Houghton Library Publications

World

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A catalogue of the exhibition at the Hougton Library and at the Harvard Law School Library in 1989 celebrating the 350th anniversary of the first printing in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Each section of the catalogue focuses on a single book: The Bay Psalms Book, the Eliot Indian Bible, and The Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts.

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