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Fire resistance of buildings Ognestoikost"zdanii by V.P Bushev

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Published by National Lending Library for Science and Technology in Boston Spa .
Written in English

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Statementby V.S. sic!Bushey andothers!;translated from the Russian!by J.E.Baker,edited by Fire Research Station,Boreham Wood,Herts.
SeriesNational Lending Library for Science and Technology. Translations of Russian books
The Physical Object
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20004130M

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