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Roof trusses

American School (Chicago, Ill.)

Roof trusses

instruction paper

by American School (Chicago, Ill.)

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Published by American School of Correspondence in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roofs

  • Edition Notes

    Contains examination paper.

    Statementprepared by Frank O. Dufour.
    ContributionsDufour, Frank O. b. 1873.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTG500 .A6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., 96 p., 1 l., [2] p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6998929M
    LC Control Number08021486
    OCLC/WorldCa5280416

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