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The life of Robert Fulton

and a history of steam navigation

by Thomas Wallace Knox

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnam in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fulton, Robert, -- 1765-1815,
  • Steam-navigation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas W. Knox ...
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10064.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiii, [1], 507 p.
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13559304M
    LC Control Number87579552
    OCLC/WorldCa11353423

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