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Harvard"s book collections.

Keyes DeWitt Metcalf

Harvard"s book collections.

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Published in (Cambridge, Mass.) .
Written in English

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From Harvard library bulletin, 5:1, 2.

Other titlesHarvard Library Bulletin.
ContributionsWilliams, Edwin E 1913-, Harvard University. Library.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 51-62, 209-220
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21156315M

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