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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Subways -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Tunnels -- New York (State) -- New York.

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Statementby Gilbert H. Gilbert, Lucius I. Wightman and W. L. Saunders.
ContributionsWightman, Lucius Irving, b. 1875., Saunders, W. L. 1856-1931.
LC ClassificationsTF238.N5 G4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 372 p.
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23343359M
LC Control Number12010459

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