Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by William S. Knickerbocker.|
|Series||Essay index reprint series|
|LC Classifications||PE25 .K5 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||460|
|LC Control Number||75107721|
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