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Published by University Press in Manchester [Eng.] .
Written in English


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Statementby Richard S. Bluck ; edited by Gordon C. Neal
SeriesPublications of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Manchester ; no. 20, Publications of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Manchester -- no. 20
ContributionsNeal, Gordon C
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17879677M

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