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The omnibus: readings in the history of road passenger transport.

John Hibbs

The omnibus: readings in the history of road passenger transport.

by John Hibbs

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Bus lines -- Great Britain.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5663.A6 H48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p., plate.
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5275107M
      ISBN 100715351109
      LC Control Number71594709
      OCLC/WorldCa164406

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