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Book Information:

Author: Richard P. Stanley
Title: Enumerative combinatorics, Volume 2
Additional book information: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1999, xii+581 pp., ISBN 0-521-56069-1, $74.95

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Ira M. Gessel
Affiliation: Brandeis University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 39 (2002), 129-135
Published electronically: October 12, 2001
Review copyright: © Copyright 2001 American Mathematical Society