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Published by Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Decks (Architecture, Domestic)

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Statementby L.O. Anderson, T.B. Heebink, and A.E. Oviatt.
SeriesAgriculture handbook -- no. 432., Agriculture handbook (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 432.
ContributionsHeebink, T. B. 1914-, Oviatt, A. E., United States. Forest Service., Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.), Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17799231M

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