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Drying of British wood by R.A Hooks

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Published by Timber Research and Development Association in High Wycombe, Bucks .
Written in English


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Statement(by) R.A. Hooks.
SeriesTimber Research and Development Association. Research Study td/rs/2
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Open LibraryOL17050212M

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