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brief sketch of agricultural and commercial history

William J. Claxton

brief sketch of agricultural and commercial history

by William J. Claxton

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Published by Macmillan and co., limited in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions.,
    • Great Britain -- Commerce -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William J. Claxton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC253 .C587
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 7-320 p.
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6319174M
      LC Control Number35006696
      OCLC/WorldCa3221708

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