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Steam lines; railway poems from the steam age on

William McLagan

Steam lines; railway poems from the steam age on

by William McLagan

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Published by Famedram Publishers in Gartocharn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Scotland -- Poetry,
    • Scottish poetry -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcollected by William McLagan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8661.R3 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[77] p.
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5093765M
      LC Control Number74165390

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