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Renovating brick houses

Phillip J. Decker

Renovating brick houses

for yourself or for investment

by Phillip J. Decker

  • 221 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Storey Communications in Pownal, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brick houses -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Architecture, Victorian.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhillip J. Decker, & T. Newell Decker.
    ContributionsDecker, T. Newell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4818.B7 D43 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2218941M
    ISBN 100882665936, 0882665928
    LC Control Number89046019

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