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Published by Stackpole Books in [Harrisburg, Pa.] .
Written in English


  • History -- Miscellanea

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Kenneth B. Platnick.
LC ClassificationsD10 .P55
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5318186M
ISBN 100811707547
LC Control Number72162444

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