Locomotive engineman"s and fireman"s examination guide a series of lessons on the locomotive engine, practically illustrated with coloured plates and diagrams by Maurice George Vaughan

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Published by Hoyten & Cole in Plymouth .

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Statementby Maurice George Vaughan.
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Paginationvi, 80p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages80
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