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Canals and waterways

Chris Oxlade

Canals and waterways

by Chris Oxlade

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Waterways -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Hydraulic models -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Canals.,
  • Waterways.,
  • Hydraulic models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

    StatementChris Oxlade ; illustrated by Jeremy Pyke ; photography by Martyn Chillmaid.
    SeriesTechnology craft topics
    ContributionsPyke, Jeremy, ill., Chillmaid, Martyn, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC745 .O93 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1437241M
    ISBN 100531143317
    LC Control Number93049749
    OCLC/WorldCa29636177

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