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old trade unions from unprinted records of the brushmakers by Kiddier, William.

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Published by G. Allen [and] Unwin in London .
Written in English


  • Brooms and brushes,
  • Labor unions -- England -- History

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Statementby william Kiddier.
The Physical Object
Pagination245, [1] p. incl. front., illus. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15376441M

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