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This book is the Proceedings of the fifth in the major series of triennial international conferences on the Durability of Building Materials and Components. It includes reports on current research into the causes, mechanisms and rates of deterioration of building materials, reliable means of repair and prevention of early failure, and new materials which can reduce construction costs.
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John Alec Baker was an English author best known for The Peregrine, which won the Duff Cooper Prize in 1967. Robert Macfarlane deemed it to be "a masterpiece of twentieth-century non-fiction" in his introduction to the New York Review Books edition of the book.
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