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8 edition of Roller coasters of America found in the catalog.

Roller coasters of America

by Todd H. Throgmorton

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Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Roller coasters -- United States,
    • Roller coasters -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTodd H. Throgmorton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1860.R64 T48 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1081775M
      ISBN 10087938929X
      LC Control Number94005341


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