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Switzerland for railfans

Basil John Prigmore

Switzerland for railfans

by Basil John Prigmore

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Published by Electric Railway Society in St. Albans .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby B.J. Prigmore & W.J. Wyse.
SeriesMonographs
ContributionsWyse, W. J. 1922-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20394729M

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