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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Tr©ơbner & co. in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Samuel McComb, Elwood Worcester, Isador H. Coriat
ContributionsWorcester, Elwood, Coriat, Isador H. (Isador Henry), 1875-1943
The Physical Object
Paginationvii pages, 427 pages ;
Number of Pages427
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Open LibraryOL26285296M

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