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dry rot problem

Norman E. Hickin

dry rot problem

by Norman E. Hickin

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dry-rot.,
  • Wood -- Preservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 112.

    Statement[by] Norman E. Hickin.
    SeriesThe Rentokil library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA423.3 .H5 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p. [2] leaves.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5460230M
    ISBN 100091138507
    LC Control Number73162732


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