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Libraries and founders of libraries.

Edwards, Edward

Libraries and founders of libraries.

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Published by Burt Franklin in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesBurt Franklin bibliography & reference series -- 260
The Physical Object
Pagination503 p.
Number of Pages503
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Open LibraryOL20223544M

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This comprehensive volume, first published incovers the history of libraries from classical times to the nineteenth century, principally in England but also further afield.

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