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Published by Wiley-Interscience in New York .
Written in English


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ContributionsDavenport, J. B., Johnson, Alan Rhodes, 1928-
LC ClassificationsQP751 B46
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Number of Pages578
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18152939M

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