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Published by Department of Production Engineering and Production Management, University of Nottingham in (Nottingham) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Library fittings and supplies.,
  • Furniture design.,
  • Human engineering.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementS.M. Grey, J.R. Wilson.
SeriesBL R & D report -- 5851, British Library research and development reports -- 5851.
ContributionsWilson, J. R.
The Physical Object
Pagination44leaves :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19314801M

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