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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

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Statementedited and with an introd. by Robert N. Linscott
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 517 p. ;
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26553055M

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