Boilers for model road and ploughing engines
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Published by Oakwood Press in Lingfield .
Written in English


  • Locomotive boilers -- Models.,
  • Traction-engines -- Models.

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Edition Notes

Cover title , Model boilers for road and ploughing engines.

StatementJohn Haining.
LC ClassificationsTJ642
The Physical Object
Pagination52p.(4fold),(6)p. of plates,leaf of plate :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19918698M
ISBN 100853611513

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