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English Chamber Organ, History and Development, 1650-1850 (extract).

Wilson, Michael.

English Chamber Organ, History and Development, 1650-1850 (extract).

by Wilson, Michael.

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Photocopy of extracts of local relevance from "English Chamber Organ, History and Development, 1650-1850" by Michael Wilson (Cassirer, 1968).

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