Hollow tile for fireproof construction of smaller buildings
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Hollow tile for fireproof construction of smaller buildings including the design specifications and estimate for the hollow tile work of a typical residence by Ellett, Edwin H. Jr

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Edwin H. Ellett, Jr
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Pagination124, [5] leaves :
Number of Pages124
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Open LibraryOL25454978M
OCLC/WorldCa269676286

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