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Published by Houghton, Mifflin & co. in Boston, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsE178.1 .F536
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 557 pp. front., illus., port., maps.
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24362704M
LC Control Number02005961

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