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Published by Illuminating Engineering Society in London .
Written in English


  • Lighting -- Tables.

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Bibliography: p. 46.

LC ClassificationsZ671 .I4 no. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5674057M
LC Control Number68136251

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