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American public library building

J. L. Wheeler

American public library building

its planning and design with special reference to its administration and service

by J. L. Wheeler

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Published by Scribner .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.L. Wheeler and A.M. Githens.
ContributionsGithens, A. M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19734747M

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