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Published by The W. Scott publishing co. in London and Felinf-on-Tyne, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alcoholism,
  • Alcoholism -- Physiological effect

Book details:

Edition Notes

Enlarged from the author"s thesis, PH. D., Yale, 1902. cf. pref.

Statementby George B. Cutten.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5045 .C8
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., v-xvi p., 1 l., 357, [1] p.
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6987991M
LC Control Number07028927
OCLC/WorldCa2075764

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