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Who"s who in librarianship

Who"s who in librarianship

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Published by Bowes and Bowes in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Thomas Landau ; with a foreward by Robert L. Collison.
ContributionsLandau, Thomas., Collison, Robert, 1914-
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Open LibraryOL14356051M


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