How to start & manage a desktop publishing business
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How to start & manage a desktop publishing business a practical way to start your own business by Jerre G. Lewis

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Published by Lewis & Renn Associates in Interlochen, MI .
Written in English


  • New business enterprises -- Management.,
  • Small business -- Management.,
  • Desktop publishing industry -- Management.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-61) and index.

Other titlesHow to start and manage a desktop publishing business
Statementby Jerre G. Lewis and Leslie D. Renn.
ContributionsRenn, Leslie D., 1940-
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22964803M
ISBN 101579160646
LC Control Number99094133

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