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|Statement||James E. Birren ... [et al.], editors.|
|Series||Growing old, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 986.|
|Contributions||Birren, James E.|
|LC Classifications||QP86 .U58 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 328 p. :|
|Number of Pages||328|
|LC Control Number||79008658|
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