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British and foreign building stones

Watson, John

British and foreign building stones

a descriptive catalogue of the specimens in the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge

by Watson, John

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sedgwick Museum.,
  • Building stones.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    Statementby John Watson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN950 .W29 1911
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 483 p.
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL251289M
    LC Control Numbergs 11000437
    OCLC/WorldCa5510825

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