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Notes on libraries visited in the United States and Canada

Walter Powell

Notes on libraries visited in the United States and Canada

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Powell and Ernest A. Savage.
    ContributionsSavage, Ernest Albert, 1877-, Carnegie United Kingdom trust.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16]-50 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21549199M

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