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Published by Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli in Milano .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Leopold Haimson and Giulio Sapelli.
SeriesAnnali / Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli ;, anno 27o, 1990/1991, Annali (Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli) ;, anno 27o.
ContributionsHaimson, Leopold H., Sapelli, Giulio, 1947-
LC ClassificationsHD5364.A6 S767 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 609 p. :
Number of Pages609
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1528576M
ISBN 108807990474
LC Control Number93220030

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