General subject headings used in the JWT-Chicago Library
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General subject headings used in the JWT-Chicago Library by J. Walter Thompson Company. Library.

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Published by The Library in Chicago, IL .
Written in English


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StatementJ. Walter Thompson Co., Library.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 43 leaves.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14949066M

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