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Published by Pickering & Chatto in London, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English


  • Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

SeriesThe Pickering masters, The works of Irving Fisher ;, v. 13
LC ClassificationsHB119.F5 A25 1997 vol. 13, HB171 A25 1997 vol. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 301 p. :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL975185M
ISBN 101851962255, 1851962387
LC Control Number96012213

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