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2 edition of Gutenberg"s folly found in the catalog.

Gutenberg"s folly

Ira Wallach

Gutenberg"s folly

the literary debris of Mitchel Hackney.

by Ira Wallach

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Published by Abelard-Schuman .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination161p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18959188M

Book from Project Gutenberg: Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Library of Congress Classification: PE Note: Reprint of the author's Lexicon balatronicum; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence (and now considerably altered and enlarged, with the modern changes and improvements, by a member of the whip club.). Johannes Gutenberg and The Printed Book. The earliest dated printed book, known as the Diamond Sutra, was produced in China in CE, but it is believed that the practice dates back well before this Japanese and the Chinese regularly used wood blocks carved in relief to produce Buddhist charms as early as the fifth century CE.

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