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Published by The Times-mirror Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English


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Statementby Geo. C. Thomas, Jr.
LC ClassificationsGV975 .T4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 342 p. incl. illus., plates, diagrs.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6701276M
LC Control Number27009517

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