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Melvil Dewey

Fremont Rider

Melvil Dewey

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dewey, Melvil, -- 1851-1931.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    Statementby Fremont Rider.
    SeriesAmerican library pioneers -- VI., American library pioneers -- 6.
    ContributionsAmerican Library Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ720.D5 R5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, [2] p., 2 l., 151, [1] p.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17761275M


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