Preserving wood by brush, dip, and short-soak methods
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Preserving wood by brush, dip, and short-soak methods by Arthur Frederic Verrall

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English


  • Wood -- Preservation.,
  • Wood preservatives.

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Literature cited: p. 48-50.

Statementby Arthur. F. Verrall.
SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture ;, no. 1334, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 1334.
LC ClassificationsS21 .A72 no. 1334
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL239091M
LC Control Numberagr65000199

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