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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture and energy conservation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard G. Stein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA2542.3 .S73
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4899207M
ISBN 100385042507
LC Control Number76042401

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