A History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland (The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland)

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Subjects:

  • Reference,
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • British Isles,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Libraries & information centres,
  • Reference / Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes

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ContributionsElisabeth Leedham-Green (Editor), Teresa Webber (Editor), Peter Hoare (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL7753573M
ISBN 100521781949
ISBN 109780521781947

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