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Desktop publishing using Ventura on the IBM-PC by Don BuscheМЃ

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Ventura publisher (Computer file),
  • Desktop publishing.,
  • IBM Personal Computer -- Programming.

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Edition Notes

StatementDon Busché with Bernice Glenn.
ContributionsGlenn, Bernice.
LC ClassificationsZ286.D47 B93 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2186008M
ISBN 100132022354
LC Control Number89004005

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