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The care and treatment of the insane in private dwellings by Lionel A. Weatherly

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Published by Griffith & Farran in London .
Written in English

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Statement[Lionel Alexander Weatherly]
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 108 page.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26271825M

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