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Some railway facts and fallacies

Charles Edward Lee

Some railway facts and fallacies

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by Charles Edward Lee

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Published by [s.n.] in [U.K.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newcomen Society for the studyof the history of engineering and technology.

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    SeriesTransactions of the Newcomen Society -- vol.XXXIII
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p., 4p. of plates
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20682287M

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