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Conservation of plain glass.

G. R. Collins

Conservation of plain glass.

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1993.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning., University of Oxford. Department for Continuing Education.
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Open LibraryOL20050448M

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