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Buildability in practice by Ian Ferguson

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Published by Mitchell in London .
Written in English

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StatementIan Ferguson.
SeriesMitchell"s professional library
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/11465 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1915174M
ISBN 100713459204
LC Control Number90123468

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