|Statement||Nigel Viney and Neil Grant.|
|Contributions||Grant, Neil, 1938- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||GV861 .V5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||201 p. :|
|Number of Pages||201|
|LC Control Number||79305437|
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