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A history of the San Francisco Public Library

Jane Ferguson

A history of the San Francisco Public Library

by Jane Ferguson

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Published by H. Berliner in Nevada City, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Francisco Public Library.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jane Ferguson.
    ContributionsBerliner, Harold.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22982002M

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