Some impressions of the public library system of the United States of America.
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Some impressions of the public library system of the United States of America.

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Published by Carnegie United Kingdom Trustees in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English


  • Library science,
  • United States -- Libraries

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14816284M

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