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railways of Britain past and present. by O. S. Nock

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Published by B. T. Batsford in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHE3015 .N6
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6028779M
LC Control Number48004266

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