miner"s two bob by Williams, W. H.

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Published by M. Lawrence ltd. in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain.


  • Miners" Federation of Great Britain.,
  • Coal miners -- Great Britain.,
  • Coal trade -- Great Britain.

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Statementedited by W. H. Williams (Labour Research Department)
ContributionsLabour Research Department.
LC ClassificationsHD8039.M61 G78
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 97, [1] p.
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6371224M
LC Control Number38015669

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