Essays from Prétextes, Nouveaux prétextes, Divers, and Incidences.
|Statement||Selected, edited, and introduced by Justin O"Brien. [Translated by Angelo P. Bertocci and others]|
|Series||Essay index reprint series|
|Contributions||O"Brien, Justin, 1906-1968, ed.|
|LC Classifications||PQ2613.I2 A27 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||352|
|LC Control Number||75156648|
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