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Published by Aims for Freedom and Enterprise in London (5 Plough Place, Fetter La., EC4A 1AN) .
Written in English


  • Elections -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementSir John Foster.
ContributionsAims for Freedom and Enterprise.
LC ClassificationsJN956
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL22165646M
ISBN 100728100436

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