Guide for a small map collection
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Published by Association of Canadian Map Libraries in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Maps.,
  • Map collections.,
  • Small libraries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementBarbara Farrell, Aileen Desbarats.
ContributionsDesbarats, Aileen, 1929-, Association of Canadian Map Libraries.
LC ClassificationsZ692.M3 F37 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3200230M
ISBN 100969068220
LC Control Number83104233

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