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history of the precious metals from earliest times to the present by Alexander Del Mar

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Published by G. Bell and sons in London .
Written in English


  • Precious metals -- History,
  • Bimetallism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alexander Del Mar.
LC ClassificationsHG265
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 373 p. ;
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21879644M
LC Control Number01022261

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