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Fifty years of a civilizing force

an historical and a critical study of the work of the National board of fire underwriters

by Harry Chase Brearley

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Published by Stokes in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • National Board of Fire Underwriters,
    • Fire prevention -- United States,
    • Insurance, Fire -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harry Chase Brearley, with an introduction by Wilbur E. Mallalieu ... and historical appendices comp. by Daniel N. Handy ... with twenty eight portraits and forty one illustrations from photographs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG9753.A1 N45 1916
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 323 p.
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6587817M
      LC Control Number16013170
      OCLC/WorldCa2175872

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