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Buildings and fire

T. J. Shields

Buildings and fire

by T. J. Shields

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Published by Longman Scientific & Technical in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementT.J. Shields, G.W.H. Silcock.
    ContributionsSilcock, G. W. H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH9145
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,452p. :
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19524272M
    ISBN 100582305241

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