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Published by Newcastle-upon-Tyne Polytechnic Products in Newcastle .

Written in English

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Statemented. Leonard Goldstone.
ContributionsGoldstone, Leonard A.
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Pagination81p. ;
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL19274272M
ISBN 100906471605

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