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2 edition of Terra-cotta roof tiles and Kilns of Roman Britian [sic]. found in the catalog.

Terra-cotta roof tiles and Kilns of Roman Britian [sic].

B. L. Stephens

Terra-cotta roof tiles and Kilns of Roman Britian [sic].

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Published by Derbyshire College of Higher Education in Derby .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (HND in Studio Ceramics) - Derbyshire College of Higher Education, 1985.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14869128M

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Terra-cotta roof tiles and Kilns of Roman Britian [sic]. by B. L. Stephens Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Actually, Sam, Kevin has a point: a rendering is a 2D picture, so a picture of tile, so to speak, will suffice. The problem, however, in getting it to look right is mainly the roof edges, where you see the butts of the tiles.