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A canal and waterways armchair book

John Gagg

A canal and waterways armchair book

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot [Eng.], North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Inland navigation -- Great Britain -- Miscellanea.,
    • Canals -- Great Britain -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Gagg ; with line drawings by Robert Wilson and photos. by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC657 .G26
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5190343M
      ISBN 10071537057X
      LC Control Number75010613
      OCLC/WorldCa2073876


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