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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Rutherford, [N. J.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Louis DiGaetani.
ContributionsDi Gaetani, John Louis.
The Physical Object
Pagination453p.
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20364559M

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