Huguenot connections with the clockmaking trade in England. by Philip James Shears

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Extracted from Huguenot Society of London. Proceedings, vol. XX, no. 2, 1960.

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ContributionsHuguenot Society of London.
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Paginationp. 158-176
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL20842036M

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