Libraries in Birmingham in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
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Libraries in Birmingham in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries an account of the predecessors and competitors of Birmingham City Library. by L. M. Berry

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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A master"s dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Library Studies of the Loughborough University of Technology, October 1982.

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