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Include columns for the following information: 'date',' number', 'description of article' (usually only one or two lines), 'cost or value', 'where obtained' (in the early volumes this is often simply a country of origin but later may be the name of an auction house, date and lot number, the name of a collection or, if acquired on a collecting tour, the name of the agent and precise details of where purchased), 'where placed' (usually a case number), 'remarks' (eg. dimensions, country of origin).

1-20 - 'A' nos (?): 'All items cancelled 1966 - gone to UCLA'; 21-56 R nos

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56 volumes

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