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The Library of Alexandria

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • Alexandrian Library -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Alexandrian Library.

  • About the Edition

    An introduction to the largest and most famous library in the ancient world, discussing its construction in Alexandria, Egypt, its vast collections, rivalry with the Pergamum Library, famous scholars, and destruction by fire.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 68-69) and index.

    Statementby Kelly Trumble ; illustrated by Robina MacIntyre Marshall.
    ContributionsMarshall, Robina MacIntyre, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ722.5 .T783 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3671388M
    ISBN 100395758327
    LC Control Number2003000150


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