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The Consumers" guide to double glazing

Les Ratcliff

The Consumers" guide to double glazing

a guide to understanding and selecting double glazing andwindows for the home

by Les Ratcliff

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Published by LGR Design & Services in Shipley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLes Ratcliff.
The Physical Object
Pagination112p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17306921M
ISBN 10095236820X
OCLC/WorldCa316133823


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