British railway journeys

by Caroline Dakers

Publisher: Fourth Estate in association with English Tourist Board, [and]British Rail, Eastern Region in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 96 Downloads: 144
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  • Great Britain -- Description and travel -- 1971- -- Guide-books
  • Edition Notes

    StatementCaroline Dakers ; illustrations by Robert Shadbolt. 2, King"s Cross to the North.
    ContributionsEnglish Tourist Board., British Rail. Eastern Region.
    LC ClassificationsDA650
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22808349M
    ISBN 100947795650

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