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Book Information:

Author: Victor G. Kac
Title: Infinite dimensional Lie algebras
Additional book information: second edition, Cambridge University Press, 1985, xvii + 280 pp., $24.95. ISBN 0-521-32133-6.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: George B. Seligman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 16 (1987), 144-149
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1987-15492-9
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