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Famous subways and tunnels of the world

Edward Emelin White

Famous subways and tunnels of the world

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tunnels -- History.,
  • Subways.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward and Muriel White. Illustrated by Robin King.
    SeriesGateway books
    ContributionsWhite, Muriel Fox, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF230 .W47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6133557M
    LC Control Number53006277
    OCLC/WorldCa1491743


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