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Published by Royal College of Music in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Royal College of Music (Great Britain). -- Museum of Instruments -- Catalogs.,
  • Wind instruments -- Catalogs and collections -- England -- London.

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Edition Notes

Statementby E.A.K. Ridley.
SeriesThe Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments catalogue -- pt. 1
ContributionsRidley, E. A. K.
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22341881M
ISBN 100946119007

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