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Published by Library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Harvard University. Library -- History,
  • Librarians -- United States,
  • Library rules and regulations

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Edition Notes

Appendices: 1. Library laws of 1667. 2. Library laws of 1736. 3. Library laws of 1765.

Statementby Alfred Claghorn Potter and Charles Knowles Bolton.
ContributionsBolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950.
LC ClassificationsZ1009 .H33 no. 52
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6919398M
LC Control Number02020626

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