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Tall chimney construction a practical treatise on the construction of tall chimney shafts : containing details of upwards of eighty existing mill, engine-house, brick works, cement works, and other chimneys in England, America and the continent, constructed in brick, stone, iron and concrete by Robert M. Bancroft

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Published by J. Calvert in Manchester .
Written in English


  • Chimneys

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Edition Notes

Other titlesA practical treatise on the construction of tall chimney shafts
Statementby Robert M. Bancroft and Francis J. Bancroft.
ContributionsBancroft, Francis J.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 136 p., 10 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18542203M

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