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Contractor"s guide to the building code

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Published by Craftsman Book Co. in Carlsbad, CA .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Building laws -- United States -- Popular works.,
  • Standards, Engineering -- United States.,
  • Construction industry -- Standards -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jack M. Hageman.
LC ClassificationsKF5701.Z95 H34 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL347691M
ISBN 101572180587
LC Control Number98006825

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