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Bristol coal industry. by Keith Ramsey

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Published by Historical Association, Bristol Branch in Bristol .
Written in English


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ContributionsHistorical Association. Bristol Branch.
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Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL19245413M

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