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Public Libraries and Museums Bill

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee E.

Public Libraries and Museums Bill

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementas amended by Standing Committee E.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
The Physical Object
Pagination17p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18703616M


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