The railway king, 1800-1871 a study of George Hudson and the business morals of his time by Richard Stanton Lambert

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Hudson, George, 1800-1871.,
  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 300-301.

Book details

Statementby Richard S. Lambert ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE3018.2.H8 L3
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6318685M
LC Control Number35005835
OCLC/WorldCa8748027

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