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    Please add biography by HELessing: Automobilitaet - Karl Drais und die ... 2003 plus Hadland-Lessing: Bicycle Design -An Illustrated History, MIT Press, Cambridge,MA 2015
  • Persons, as well, can have non-Western characters in their authority record.
  • The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry for this item is: plato.stan...n-al-safa/
  • We are now able to link authority records to VIAF. Aleksandŭr Kostov is now linked to his VIAF record: 95149424.
  • All of these records have now been linked to the proper authority. Andreas Urs Sommer is distinguished from Andreas Sommer. Thank you, for pointing this out.
  • Andreas Urs Sommer is not the same author as Andreas Sommer (me).
  • Smith also won the Pfizer prize for this book: A History of Metallography: The Development of ldeas on the Structure of Metal before 1890, which is not in the database because it was published in 1960
  • The archive of all books received lists from this journal can be found here: journals.c...ageId=7272.
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