treatise upon elemental locomotion and interior communication, wherein are explained and illustrated, the history, practice, and prospects of steam carriages, and the comparative value of turnpike roads, railways, and canals. by Gordon, Alexander

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StatementWith plates and an appendix.
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LC ClassificationsTJ705 .G66 1836
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Pagination1 p. l., iii, ix-xiv, 2, 344 p.
Number of Pages344
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Open LibraryOL176638M
LC Control Numbera 13001803
OCLC/WorldCa3520826

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