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Why Two Bibliographies?  Why a "Grand Canon"?   (Introduction pp. 7-16)


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Purpose, Administrative Context, and Utility of This Work   (Introduction pp. 17-50)

Coverage and Format of the Bibliography   (Introduction pp. 51-146)

Author Pseudonyms and Variant Names   (Introduction pp. 147-152)

Periodicals and Serials Cited   (Introduction pp. 153-375)

Name Changes and Numeration Notes for Selected Periodicals and Serials   (Introduction pp. 377-403)