Bibliography: p. 124-126.
|Statement||by Carl T. Endemann.|
|LC Classifications||BL515 .E64 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||81081554|
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