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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English


  • Wood -- Congresses.,
  • Building, Wooden -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert W. Meyer, Robert M. Kellogg.
ContributionsMeyer, Robert W., Kellogg, Robert M.
LC ClassificationsTA419.A1 S85
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 510 p. :
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4265714M
ISBN 100442287445
LC Control Number81011646

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