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The great Salford gas scandal of 1887

John Garrard

The great Salford gas scandal of 1887

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Published by Department of Politics and Contemporary History, University of Salford?] in [Salford? .
Written in English


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Spiral binding.

Statementby John Garrard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17385360M
ISBN 101870365755
OCLC/WorldCa37428209

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