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history of the world"s motorcycles

Richard Alexander Hough

history of the world"s motorcycles

by Richard Alexander Hough

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motorcycles -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Richard Hough & L. J. K. Setright.
    ContributionsSetright, L. J. K., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL440 .H68 1966a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5566418M
    LC Control Number67071793
    OCLC/WorldCa2021379

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J. K. and Richard Hough Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40 Museum Street, London First Edition London Date published Keywords.