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Published by Plate Press Ltd for the Anti-Concorde Project in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Concorde (Jet transports),
  • Aircraft industry -- Costs -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [47-48]

Statement[by] Chris and Liz Edwards.
ContributionsEdwards, Liz, joint author., Anti-Concorde Project.
LC ClassificationsTL685.7 .E33
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5466167M
ISBN 100902818244
LC Control Number73169017

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