3 edition of age of the automobile found in the catalog.
age of the automobile
Harold James Perkin
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[by] Harold Perkin.|
|LC Classifications||TL57 .P47|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 250 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||250|
|LC Control Number||77355119|
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