The Button Industry

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Sir I. Pitman & Sons, 1947 - Buttons - 113 pages
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Contents

THE FAMILIAR BUTTON
1
THE INCEPTION OF THE BUTTON TRADE
6
THE BUTTON IN ANCIENT EGYPT
15

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