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Reading machines

Reading machines

devices for converting print to braille or speech.

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Published by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and people with disabilities -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Libraries and the blind -- United States -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, [2] p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17787949M

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