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James Watt

H. W. Dickinson

James Watt

craftsman & engineer.

by H. W. Dickinson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watt, James, -- 1736-1819.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17944062M

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