War time price control and the retail trade by Jules Backman

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  • War -- Economic aspects.,
  • Prices.,
  • Retail trade.

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Statement[by] Jules Backman.
LC ClassificationsHB236.A3 B35
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6416937M
LC Control Number41008265

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