|Statement||[by] Henri Gault and Christian Millau. Translated by Patricia Allen Dreyfus. Drawings by Nathan Gluck.|
|Contributions||Millau, Christian, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||DC708 .G34|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||411|
|LC Control Number||68028546|
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