Around London by tram
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Published by Sheaf Pub. in Sheffield [South Yorkshire] .
Written in English



  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London,
  • London.


  • Street-railroads -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.,
  • Postcards -- England -- London.,
  • London (England) -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

StatementTerry Cooper and John Gent.
ContributionsGent, John B.
LC ClassificationsDA684 .C773 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3084089M
ISBN 100950545848
LC Control Number82185291

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