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Published by Ktav Pub. House in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Abraham J. Karp.
LC ClassificationsBM723 .K3 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4103877M
ISBN 100870687174
LC Control Number80018470

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