by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English
|Series||S. hrg. ;, 102-447|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .B3954 1991c|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 377 p. :|
|Number of Pages||377|
|LC Control Number||92174088|
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