4 edition of Probes towards the ecological city found in the catalog.
Probes towards the ecological city
Dennis W. Knight
1975 by Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 76-82.
|Statement||Dennis W. Knight ; instructor, A.J. Dakin.|
|Series||Pub[lication] - Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto -- no. ES-24|
|Contributions||Dakin, Arthur John, 1913-|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5C6 K6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||82 p. :|
|Number of Pages||82|
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