|Statement||by Lucy Lilian Notestein in collaboration with Waldo Hilary Dunn.|
|Contributions||Dunn, Waldo Hilary, 1882-1969, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||PN3373 .N6 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 211 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||211|
|LC Control Number||74009904|
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