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Public libraries and the First World War

Ellis, Alec.

Public libraries and the First World War

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Published by Ffynnon Press in Upton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Wales,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Public libraries -- England -- History.,
    • Public libraries -- Wales -- History.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 71-75.

      Statementby Alec Ellis.
      SeriesLibrary history series ; 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ791.E5 E45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4930142M
      ISBN 100902158104
      LC Control Number76356819
      OCLC/WorldCa2137456


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