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Public libraries

Public libraries

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Published by Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCIPFA Statistical Information Service. 1998-1999 actuals.
ContributionsCIPFA Statistical Information Service., Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.
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Open LibraryOL18897061M

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