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Prospects for British Public Libraries

Robert P. Gent

Prospects for British Public Libraries

Proceedings of the Public Library Authorities" Conference, Peebles, 8th-10th October 1985

by Robert P. Gent

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Published by Public Libraries Group of Library Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8313682M
    ISBN 100863780121
    ISBN 109780863780127
    OCLC/WorldCa17442312

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