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Published by Blackie Academic in London .
Written in English

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Statementedited by R.A. Aitken and S. N. Kilenyi.
ContributionsAitken, R. A., Kilenyi, S. N.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL14966494M
ISBN 100216927978

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