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Incandescent lighting by Stanley Isaac Levy

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Published by Sir I. Pitman & sons, ltd. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Electric lighting, Incandescent

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Edition Notes

Statementby S. I. Levy.
SeriesPitman"s common commodities and industries
LC ClassificationsTK4341 .L5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 129 p.
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6652650M
LC Control Number23004607

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