Houghton Library printed books and ephemera a guide to the catalogues, finding lists, and special files, with a list of uncatalogued collections. by Hugh Amory

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Published by President and Fellows of Harvard College in [Cambridge, Mass.] .

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LC ClassificationsZ733.H354 A46 1983
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Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
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