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Recent history of the labor movement in the United States 1918-1939.

Recent history of the labor movement in the United States 1918-1939.

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Published by Progress Publishers in Moscow .
Written in English


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Translated from the Russian.

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Catalogue of valuable printed books, autograph letters and historical documents [comprising the property of the late Mrs. Nellie Ionides, the property of the Rt. Hon. Viscount Clifden ... and other properties] ... which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby & Co. ... on Monday, the 1st July, 1963, and the following day.

Catalogue of valuable printed books, autograph letters and historical documents [comprising the property of the late Mrs. Nellie Ionides, the property of the Rt. Hon. Viscount Clifden ... and other properties] ... which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby & Co. ... on Monday, the 1st July, 1963, and the following day.

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