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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Subways -- History -- Maps,
  • Local transit -- History -- Maps,
  • Railroads -- History -- Maps

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark Ovenden ; edited by Mike Ashworth.
GenreMaps
ContributionsAshworth, Mike.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG1046.P33 O9 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23241696M
ISBN 100143112651
ISBN 109780143112655
LC Control Number2007630172

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