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|Statement||by Charles Anthony Stanley Ide and Arthur Frederick Ide.|
|Series||Woman in history,, v. 11, Woman in history ;, 11.|
|Contributions||Ide, Arthur Frederick.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1147.E85 I3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||52 p. :|
|Number of Pages||52|
|ISBN 10||0866630651, 086663066X|
|LC Control Number||81007007|
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