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History of money and finance

Antoine Ascain

History of money and finance

by Antoine Ascain

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Published by Leisure Arts .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "L"histoire de la monnaie". Rencontre, 1967.

Statementby A. Ascain, J.-M.Arnaud ; translated (from the French) by Joan White.
SeriesDiscovery of science; New illustrated library of science and invention
ContributionsArnaud, J.-M.
The Physical Object
Pagination112p.,ill.,27cm
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17285858M

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