Alternative materials in libraries

by James Philip Danky

Publisher: Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J

Written in English
Cover of: Alternative materials in libraries | James Philip Danky
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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Libraries and publishing -- United States.,
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Small press books.,
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Underground press publications.,
  • Underground press publications -- Bibliography -- Methodology.,
  • Small press books -- Bibliography -- Methodology.,
  • Small presses -- United States.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by James P. Danky and Elliott Shore.
ContributionsDanky, James Philip, 1947-, Shore, Elliott, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ716.6 .A44
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3781273M
ISBN 100810815087
LC Control Number81021353

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