7 edition of The Polish biographical dictionary found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Stanley S. Sokol with Sharon F. Mrotek Kissane ; and a brief history of Poland by Alfred L. Abramowicz.|
|Contributions||Kissane, Sharon F. Mrotek., Abramowicz, Alfred L.|
|LC Classifications||CT1230 .S67 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||477 p. :|
|Number of Pages||477|
|LC Control Number||91035862|
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