3 edition of lecture on the history and uses of athenaeums found in the catalog.
lecture on the history and uses of athenaeums
|Statement||by Francis Lieber.|
|Series||Columbia athenaeum lecture|
|LC Classifications||AS5 .L5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||a 13000641|
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