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Book Data

ISBN: 9780977804511
Year Added to Catalog: 2003
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: references, appendices, bibliography, index, b&w illustrations by Mary Frances Fenton, glossary, annotated
Number of Pages: 5.5 x 8, 162 pages
Book Publisher: Flower Press
Old ISBN: 0942256107
Release Date: November 15, 2006
Web Product ID: 42

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