Alexander Lindsay, 25th earl of Crawford and the "Bibliotheca Lindesiana"
Printed for the Trustees and Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library by W. Ritchie Press, 1957 - Antiques & Collectibles - 21 pages
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