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Information sources in cartography

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Published by Bowker-Saur in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Cartography -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Other titlesCartography.
Statementeditors, C.R. Perkins, R.B. Parry.
SeriesGuides to information sources, Guides to information sources (London, England)
ContributionsPerkins, C. R., Parry, Robert B.
LC ClassificationsZ6021 .I53 1989, GA105.3 .I53 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 540 p. :
Number of Pages540
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2227644M
ISBN 100408024585, 0870713612
LC Control Number89077929

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