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Railways in the British Isles

Turnock, David.

Railways in the British Isles

landscape, land use, and society

by Turnock, David.

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Isles
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- British Isles -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Turnock.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE3018 .T87 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 259 p. :
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3091839M
      ISBN 100713622814
      LC Control Number82194756

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