world"s oldest railway a history of the Middleton Railway by J. Bushell

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Published by Turntable Publications in Sheffield .

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Bibliography: p. 35.

Book details

StatementJohn Bushell.
SeriesMinor railways of Britain series
LC ClassificationsTF64.L4 B87
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p., 2 folded leaves of plates :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4927066M
ISBN 10090284427X
LC Control Number76353522

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