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Published by T&T Clark in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Barth, Karl, 1886-1968.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Richard H. Roberts.
LC ClassificationsBX4827.B3 R57 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1296652M
ISBN 100567095851
LC Control Number92160274

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