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The motor car in American life

Curtis Fuller

The motor car in American life

by Curtis Fuller

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Published by Row, Peterson and company in Evanston, Ill., New York, [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- History.,
  • Automobiles -- Motors.,
  • Traffic accidents.,
  • Accidents -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Curtis Fuller, illustrated by Barry Bart.
    SeriesBasic social education series; R. W. Bardwell, editorial director
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL145 .F8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6416325M
    LC Control Number41007088
    OCLC/WorldCa2619121

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