|Statement||by John E. Bowen [and others]|
|Series||CEGS programs publication ;, no. 12|
|Contributions||Bowen, John E.|
|LC Classifications||QE40 .A5 no. 12|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 48 p.|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||72086730|
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