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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 121-122.

StatementEdited with an introd. by Vivian de Sola Pinto.
SeriesA Series of English texts, Series of English texts
ContributionsPinto, Vivian de Sola, 1895-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17789000M

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