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Melvil Dewey seer, inspirer, doer, 1851-1931 by Grosvenor Dawe

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Published by Lake Placid Club in Essex Co., N.Y .
Written in English


  • Dewey, Melvil, -- 1851-1931.

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Statementbiografic compilation by Grosvenor Dawe.
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Open LibraryOL18731562M

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