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Sir Edward Watkin, 1819-1901

John Neville Greaves

Sir Edward Watkin, 1819-1901

the last of the Railway Kings

by John Neville Greaves

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Published by Book Guild in Lewes, East Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watkin, E. W. -- Sir, -- 1819-1901.,
  • Businessmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 344-356) and index.

    StatementJohn Neville Greaves.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE3018.2.W38 G74 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19600846M
    ISBN 101857768884

    Canada and the States: recollections, to Watkin, E. W. (Edward William), Sir,


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