Housing in Britain. by Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

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SeriesCentral Office of Information reference pamphlet 41, Central Office of Information reference pamphlet ;, 41.
LC ClassificationsHD7333 .A3A54 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 20 p., 8 plates.
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL4061325M
ISBN 100117000965
LC Control Number79569624

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