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The Romance of Engineering: Highways, Subways, Railways and Waterways

by Frith, Henry

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: Ward Lock, 1895. N.B. Rubbing to corners of boards and head and tail of spine. School prize bookplate to front paste down. . Second Edition. Cloth/Gilt. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.




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