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. ;, 102-945|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .A3534 1992b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 183 p. :|
|Number of Pages||183|
|LC Control Number||93138063|
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