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The economics of road transport

K. G. Fenelon

The economics of road transport

by K. G. Fenelon

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- Great Britain.,
    • Transportation, Automotive.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby K. G. Fenelon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5663.A6 F4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6681557M
      LC Control Number25019193
      OCLC/WorldCa6119031

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