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Life of John Fitch

Thompson Westcott

Life of John Fitch

the inventor of the steam-boat

by Thompson Westcott

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fitch, John, -- 1743-1798,
  • Steam-navigation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Westcott.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12705.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 p. l., iii-xxiv, 25-428 p.
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13599401M
    LC Control Number87810242
    OCLC/WorldCa17373612

    In an authorized biography titled John Fitch: Racing Through Life, written by James Grinnell, was published. The book Racing Through Life by Carl Goodwin also documents Fitch's life. Fitch wrote of his years with the Mercedes-Benz racing team in his book, Racing with Mercedes Photo Data : ,


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