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Round the world on the narrow gauge

P. B. Whitehouse

Round the world on the narrow gauge

by P. B. Whitehouse

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Published by Allan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narrow gauge railroads.,
  • Railroads -- Pictures, illustrations, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P.B. Whitehouse and Peter Allen.
    ContributionsAllen, Peter Christopher, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF675 .W52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6016825M
    LC Control Number66074843
    OCLC/WorldCa7878418

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