|Statement||Mirjam de Bruijn & Han van Dijk.|
|Series||CERES series ;, no. 1|
|Contributions||Dijk, Han van, 1961-|
|LC Classifications||DT551.45.F85 B78 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 547 p. :|
|Number of Pages||547|
|LC Control Number||96190623|
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