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Chimney construction

Robert M. Bancroft

Chimney construction

a paper read before the Civil and Mechanical Engineers" Society, at No. 7 Westminster Chambers, on the 24th. January, 1878.

by Robert M. Bancroft

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Published by Adams in London .
Written in English


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Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16949781M


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