in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||RM, -520, RM ;, 520.|
|LC Classifications||JS308 .C6 no. 520, HV1461.C68 .C6 no. 520|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 23 p.|
|Number of Pages||23|
|LC Control Number||73092882|
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