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Alfred I. du Pont the man and his family by Joseph Frazier Wall

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • DuPont, Alfred I. 1864-1935,
  • Du Pont family,
  • Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Frazier Wall.
LC ClassificationsHC102.5.D78 W35 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 685 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages685
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2196498M
ISBN 100195043499
LC Control Number89016141

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