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Lombard Street a description of the money market by Walter Bagehot

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Written in English


  • Economics,
  • Economic History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics / Economic History

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8963299M
ISBN 101846379059
ISBN 109781846379055

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