The golden age of train travel by Steve Barry

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Railroads,
  • Railroad travel,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementSteve Barry
SeriesShire Library -- no. 778, Shire library -- no. 778.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE1021 .B37 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination64 pages
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27162387M
ISBN 100747813248
ISBN 109780747813248
OCLC/WorldCa856977172

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