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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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ContributionsCharles Finley Sanders (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL11924593M
ISBN 101430446463
ISBN 109781430446460
OCLC/WorldCa146038805

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