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Nature volume 155, page 95 (27 January 1945) | Download Citation



THE value of the attractive paper cover on this book has been made useless by the numerous mistakes which appear on it. For example, and here I quote from a copy of by-laws with respect to new streets and buildings: "Each external wall shall be provided with an effective damp proof course at a height of not less than six inches above the surface of the adjoining ground". The damp proof course shown on the paper cover is just over three inches above the ground-level.

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