2 edition of history of the English railway found in the catalog.
history of the English railway
Francis, John of the Bank of England.
Reprint of the 1851 ed.
|Other titles||English railway.|
|Series||Reprints of economic classics|
|LC Classifications||HE3018 .F82 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. in 1.|
|LC Control Number||67020087|
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