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The canal builders.

Burton, Anthony

The canal builders.

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Published by Eyre Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Canals -- England -- History

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC657 .B87 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 230, [16] p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5451841M
      ISBN 100413284107
      LC Control Number73153901
      OCLC/WorldCa628661

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