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Complete book of cordwood masonry housebuilding

the earthwood method

by Robert L. Roy

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Log-end houses -- Design and construction -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Earth sheltered houses -- Design and construction -- Amateurs" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 241) and index.

    StatementRob Roy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4818.W6 R67 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1560200M
    ISBN 100806985909
    LC Control Number91041313
    OCLC/WorldCa24846349

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