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Timber selection by properties the species for the job. by Constance Webster

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


  • Wood.,
  • Furniture.

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Edition Notes

StatementC. Webster, V. Taylor,J.D. Brazier.
SeriesBuilding Research Establishment Report
ContributionsTaylor, V. J. 1920-, Brazier, J. D., Building Research Establishment.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,88p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17407552M
ISBN 100116713674

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