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The scientific and literary treasury by Maunder, Samuel

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Published by Longmans, Green, and co. in London .
Written in English


  • Science,
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language,
  • Terms and phrases

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohnson, James Yate, ed
LC ClassificationsAG105 .M43 1872
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 820 p.
Number of Pages820
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26607201M
LC Control Number12036650

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