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Cleaning stone and brick.

John Ashurst

Cleaning stone and brick.

by John Ashurst

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Published by Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesTechnical pamphlet / Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings -- 4, Technical pamphlet -- 4.
ContributionsSociety for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13819215M

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