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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • F.W. Lafrentz & Co. -- History.,
  • Accounting firms -- United States -- History.,
  • Accountants -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published : New York : F. W. Lafrentz, 1949.

SeriesAccounting history and thought
LC ClassificationsHF5616.U7 F225 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1851216M
ISBN 100824036115
LC Control Number90002759

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