Concrete block construction for home and farm by J. Ralph Dalzell

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Statementby J. Ralph Dalzell and Gilbert Townsend. Contributor to 2d ed., Edward Matze.
ContributionsTownsend, Gilbert, b. 1880, joint author.
LC ClassificationsTH1491 .D3 1957
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Pagination216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6221574M
LC Control Number57006610

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