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11 edition of Books in our future found in the catalog.

Books in our future

a report from the Librarian of Congress to the Congress.

by Library of Congress

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Published by Library of Congress, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Books and reading -- United States -- Forecasting,
    • Libraries -- United States -- Forecasting

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsBoorstin, Daniel J. 1914-, Center for the Book., United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Library.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1003.2 .L52 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p. :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2998857M
      ISBN 10084440490X
      LC Control Number84600348


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