Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||editor, F.R. Jerí.|
|Contributions||Jerí, F. R.|
|LC Classifications||QP801.C68 I58 1979|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 264 p. :|
|Number of Pages||264|
|LC Control Number||84147790|
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