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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


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Statement[by] Nicholas C. Mullins with the assistance of Carolyn J. Mullins.
ContributionsMullins, Carolyn J., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHM24 .M83
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 337 p.
Number of Pages337
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Open LibraryOL5414582M
ISBN 100060446498
LC Control Number73006229

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