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Published by F. Cass in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Steam-engines -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementWith a new introd. by A. E. Musson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ461 .D5 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5978065M
LC Control Number66005281
OCLC/WorldCa1675319

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