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Robert Owen a biography by Frank Podmore

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Published by Hutchinson & co. in London .
Written in English


  • Owen, Robert, 1771-1858

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Statementby Frank Podmore. With forty-four illustrations, two photogravure plates, and facsimiles.
LC ClassificationsHX696.O9 P8
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Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6982494M
LC Control Number07011019

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