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Published by Robert Schalkenbach foundation, inc. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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An abridgement of Henry George"s Progress and poverty.

Statementcompiled by Joseph S. Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, Joseph Sexton, 1878- ed., Robert Schalkenbach Foundation.
LC ClassificationsHB171 .G274
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6441302M
LC Control Number42025304

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