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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the German by Henrietta Szold.
ContributionsJewish Historical Society of England., THe Jewish Publication Society of America.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17211489M

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