Translation of Jan Maarten.
|Statement||[by] T. de Vries-Kruyt; translated from the Dutch by Vivienne van Kretschmar; photographs by Cas Oorthuys and others.|
|LC Classifications||RC571 .V713|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95 p., 13 plates;|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||73882763|
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