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Technical writing guide.

Philco Corporation. Technical Publications Dept.

Technical writing guide.

by Philco Corporation. Technical Publications Dept.

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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technical writing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilco Technological Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT11 .P45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6266416M
    LC Control Number59001653
    OCLC/WorldCa4288801

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