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An introduction to library classification, theoretical, historical and practical with readings, exercises and examination papers by W. C. Berwick Sayers

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Published by Grafton & co. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classification -- Books.,
  • Classification, Decimal.

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Edition Notes

Statementby W. C. Berwick Sayers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ696 .S292 1935
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., ix-xvi, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6322998M
LC Control Number35014124
OCLC/WorldCa5740078

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