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Published in Ames .
Written in English


  • Steam-pipe coverings.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCammack, A., Woodman, Forrest E.
LC ClassificationsTJ427 .I6
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL177553M
LC Control Numbera 17001017

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