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British staying power.

Revelstoke, John Baring 2d baron

British staying power.

Lord Revelstoke"s views. Anglo-American sympathies.

by Revelstoke, John Baring 2d baron

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Published by J. Causton & Sons in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Finance -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementInterview given to the United Press of America.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD635 .R5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination8 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6599337M
      LC Control Number17017739
      OCLC/WorldCa8403861

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