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Repairing old clocks and watches

Anthony J. Whiten

Repairing old clocks and watches

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Published by NAG PressLtd. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementA. J. Whiten ; illustrations by Joel Degen.
The Physical Object
Pagination280p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23129657M
ISBN 100719801907


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