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Roof framing a thorough treatment of the different branches of roof framing. by H. H. Siegele

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Published by F. J. Drake in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Roofing.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTH2393 .S57
The Physical Object
Pagination[3] ℓ., 11-175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22991775M
LC Control Number47006395

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