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Railway history

George Ottley

Railway history

a guide to sixty-one collections in libraries and archives in Great Britain

by George Ottley

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Published by Library Association .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G. Ottley.
SeriesSubject guides to library resources -- no.1
ContributionsLibrary Association. Reference, Special and Information Section.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19845232M

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