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Glass fibre for amateurs

G. M. Lewis

Glass fibre for amateurs

by G. M. Lewis

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Published by Model And Allied Publications in Watford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

On front cover authors given as C.M. Lewis and R.H. Warring.

Statementby G.M. Lewis and R.H. Warring.
ContributionsWarring, R. H. 1920-1984.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17224197M

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