Building and public works administration, estimating and costing for theuse of civil engineers, surveyors and building contractors. by Spence Geddes

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ContributionsChrystal-Smith, G. 1908-
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Pagination296p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL20750569M

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