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Published by J. B. Lippincott & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Epidemics.

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Based on an article in the British quarterly review, v. 22.

StatementBy Francis Edmund Anstie ...
LC ClassificationsQD653 .A62
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 11-95 p.
Number of Pages95
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Open LibraryOL6990222M
LC Control Number07035854

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