Mormon Americana a bibliographical guide to printed material in the British Library relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints by David J Whittaker

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Published by British Library, Eccles Centre for American Studies in [London] .

Written in English

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  • Mormon Church -- United States -- Library resources,
  • Mormons -- United States -- Library resources,
  • Mormon Church -- Library resources,
  • Mormons -- Library resources

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Statementby David J. Whittaker
ContributionsDavid and Mary Eccles Centre for American Studies
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14983834M
ISBN 100712344047
LC Control Number95058376

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