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The phone number was registered to a gary reinhard of lexington, kentucky. She, along with her husband victor hammer, was an influential figure in modern fine printing in the united states. They lived near, and some attended, transylvania university, whose library is notable for housing some very rare and valuable books, with the. Its early annals and recent progress, including biographical sketches and personal reminiscences of the pioneer settlers, notices of prominent citizens, etc. Librarian talks about transylvania heist, american animals movie. Contact uk libraries university of kentucky libraries. Gooch started working at transy in 1994, overseeing a rare books.
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