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The golden age of British steam.

John Westwood

The golden age of British steam.

by John Westwood

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Published by Bison Books for W.H.Smith Ltd. in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22341263M
ISBN 100861248228
OCLC/WorldCa51358997

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