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Workers city

Workers city

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Published by Clydeside Press in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction and notes by Farquhar McLay.
ContributionsMcLay, Farquhar.
The Physical Object
Pagination157p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16449658M
ISBN 100951205722

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