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Published by Heffer, Barnes and Noble in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Oxford University Press, 1928.

Statementby H. M. D. Parker ; with a bibliography by G. R. Watson.
SeriesHeffer reissues of standard books
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17171729M
ISBN 100852700547


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