|Statement||Nigel Hawkes ... [et al.] ; illustrations by Duncan Mil.|
|LC Classifications||TK1362.S65 C48 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 246 p. :|
|Number of Pages||246|
|LC Control Number||86022462|
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