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Famous British trains

R. Barnard Way

Famous British trains

a chronicle of the daily work of the named expresses.

by R. Barnard Way

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Ivor Nicholson and Watson in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination232p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20680163M

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