|Statement||Antonieto D. Ferrer ; co-author, Demetrio D. Ferrer.|
|Contributions||Ferrer, Demetrio D.|
|LC Classifications||VK371 .F47 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 119 p. :|
|Number of Pages||119|
|LC Control Number||2007316833|
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