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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1939 ed.

SeriesEssay index reprint series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC8 .I525 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination332 p.
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5221562M
ISBN 100836921925
LC Control Number75152176
OCLC/WorldCa147448

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