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Book Information:

Author: Otto Forster
Title: Lectures on Riemann surfaces
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Math., vol. 81, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1981, viii + 254 pp., $35.00. ISBN 0-3879-0617-7.

Authors: Hershel M. Farkas and Irwin Kra
Title: Riemann surfaces
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Math., vol. 71, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1981, x + 337 pp., $29.80. ISBN 0-3879-0465-4.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Albert Marden
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 9 (1983), 92-96
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1983-15166-2