Man and the steam engine by Watkins, George.

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Published by Priory Press in London .

Written in English

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Statement[by] G. Watkins and R. A. Buchanan.
SeriesSocial history of science library
ContributionsBuchanan, R. A. 1930- joint author.
LC ClassificationsTJ461 .W28 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4927731M
ISBN 100850781493
LC Control Number76354258

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