Dictionary of old trades & occupations by Andrew Twining

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Published by Twining"s Secretarial in Woodcroft, SA, Australia .

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-108).

Book details

Other titlesDictionary of old trades and occupations
Statementby Andrew & Sandra Twining.
ContributionsTwining, Sandra.
LC ClassificationsHF5382 .T94 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 108 p. ;
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL551925M
ISBN 100646257129
LC Control Number96133494

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