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A general history of commerce by William Clarence Webster

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Published by Ginn & Company in Boston .
Written in English


  • Commerce -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Clarence Webster.
LC ClassificationsHF353 .W38
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 526 p., 17 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages526
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6925667M
LC Control Number03007341

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