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Quaker business man

Vernon, Anne.

Quaker business man

the life of Joseph Rowntree, 1836-1925.

by Vernon, Anne.

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rowntree, Joseph, 1836-1925.,
  • Rowntree and Company, ltd.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9200.G74 R69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6265580M
    LC Control Number59000360
    OCLC/WorldCa2431504


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