|Statement||by Edward W. Hobbs, with an introduction by L. G. Carr Laughton.|
|Series||"At a glance" series. 4|
|LC Classifications||VM15 .H6 1925|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 114 p.|
|Number of Pages||114|
|LC Control Number||26008693|
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