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Published by Belford, Clarke & co. in Chicago, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDC161 .L71
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [4], 9-331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24343443M
LC Control Number04011113

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