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Slate and tile roofs

Paul Blackmore

Slate and tile roofs

avoiding damage from aircraft wake vortices

by Paul Blackmore

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Published by CRC in Watford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul Blackmore.
SeriesBRE Digest -- 467, Digest -- no. 467.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21132797M
ISBN 10186081560X
OCLC/WorldCa59465004


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