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Cultural heritage microbiology fundamental studies in conservation science by Ralph Mitchell

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Published by ASM Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ralph Mitchell, Christopher J. McNamara
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQR135 .C85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 326 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411272M
ISBN 10155581476X
ISBN 109781555814762
LC Control Number2010009929
OCLC/WorldCa574940242

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