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Catalogue of African languages (1858-1900) in the Grey Collection of the South African Library, Cape Town.

Dorothea E. Rossouw

Catalogue of African languages (1858-1900) in the Grey Collection of the South African Library, Cape Town.

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Published by School of Librarianship in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South African Public Library. Grey Collection.,
    • Africa -- Languages -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaf [iv]

      GenreBibliography.
      SeriesBibliographical series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7106 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 67 l.
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6084872M
      LC Control Number50057955
      OCLC/WorldCa2973617


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