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Metropolis drainage

Thomas Hawksley

Metropolis drainage

copy of a letter ... relative to ... the letter ... (from) Capt. Galton and James Simpson ... on the report of Messrs Bidder, Hawksley and Bazalgette to the Metropolitan board of works.

by Thomas Hawksley

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Published by Metropolitan Board of Works in (London .
Written in English


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ContributionsGalton, Douglas, Sir., Simpson, James., Bazalgette, Joseph William, Sir., Bidder, George Parker., Metropolitan Board of Works (London, England)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ;
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Open LibraryOL19254748M

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He is the author of more than eighty books and has lectured extensively around the world. Jeremy's recent publications include Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

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