Composition for technical students by Joseph David Thomas

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Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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  • Technical writing

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Statement[by] J. D. Thomas.
LC ClassificationsT11 .T46 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 457 p.
Number of Pages457
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5907809M
LC Control Number64008047

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