|Statement||by Ad. Hatzfeld ; translated by E. Holt ; with a preface and notes by George Tyrrell, S.J.|
|Series||The saints series|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 155 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||155|
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