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In search of Soviet gold

John D. Littlepage

In search of Soviet gold

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Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Gold mines and mining -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John D. Littlepage and Demaree Bess.
      ContributionsBess, Demaree.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN415.R9 L5 1938
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6376147M
      LC Control Number38027739
      OCLC/WorldCa502593

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