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Independent libraries in England

Francis, Frank Chalton Sir

Independent libraries in England

a survey of selected institutional, proprietary and endowed libraries, October 1973-December 1975 : report presented to the Council on Library Resources, Washington

by Francis, Frank Chalton Sir

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Published by [The author] in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Special libraries -- England.,
    • Private libraries -- England.,
    • Proprietary libraries -- England.,
    • Library surveys -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 92-94.

      Statementproject director Sir Frank Francis ; research associate Valerie Bloomfield.
      ContributionsBloomfield, Valerie., Council on Library Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ791.E5 F7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], 143 p., [2] leaves ;
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4614074M
      ISBN 100950567205
      LC Control Number77378030

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