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Published by Grant & Cutler in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Essays presented to R.C. Knight by colleagues, pupils and friends.

Statementedited by H.T. Barnwell [and others].
ContributionsBarnwell, H. T. 1920-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22288480M


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