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History and description of an ambulance wagon constructed in accordance with plans furnished by the writer by Thomas Wiltberger Evans

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Published by Printed by E. Brière in Paris .
Written in English


  • Ambulances

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Edition Notes

On cover: Published for private distribution.

The Physical Object
Pagination34 p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25514673M

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