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Published in [London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945,
  • Great Britain -- Commerce

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHC256.4 .A8
The Physical Object
Pagination[15] p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6437998M
LC Control Number42018796

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