The railway crisis ; a Fabian manifesto. 1907.

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Dan H. Laurence Collection. The railway crisis ; a Fabian manifesto.

The railway crisis ; a Fabian manifesto. 1907.

[2] p. ; 26.2 x 20.6 cm.

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