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Yorkshire woollen and worsted undustries from the earliest times up to the Industrial Revolution by Heaton, Herbert.

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Published by Oxford U. P. in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementby Herbert Heaton.
SeriesOxford historical and literary studies -- vol.10
The Physical Object
Pagination459p.
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13688058M

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