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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


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Statementby Leo J. Waldron and Hubert R. Snoke
SeriesBuilding materials and structures report -- BMS 57
ContributionsSnoke, Hubert R
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 7 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL15472182M

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