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Famous inventor from Watten

Charles Kenneth Aked

Famous inventor from Watten

(Alexander Bain).

by Charles Kenneth Aked

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Published by The Journal) in (Wick, Caithress .
Written in English


Edition Notes

An illustrated extract from John O"Groats journal, c.1960?.

ContributionsBain, Alexander, 1810-1877.
The Physical Object
Pagination(1 v.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21157507M

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