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One hundred years of the British fire engine

Neil Wallington

One hundred years of the British fire engine

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Published by Jeremy Mills Pub. in Huddersfield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire engines -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 117).

    StatementNeil Wallington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH9371 .W35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23557455M
    ISBN 101906600309
    ISBN 109781906600280, 9781906600303
    LC Control Number2009437685

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