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American steam engines

Thomas Hawley

American steam engines

their practical operation and economy

by Thomas Hawley

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Published by The author in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steam-engines.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Hawley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ465 .H39 1932
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5, [1], 503 p.
    Number of Pages503
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6773051M
    LC Control Number32010169
    OCLC/WorldCa3222387

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