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Modern science reader

Robert Montgomery Bird

Modern science reader

with special reference to chemistry

by Robert Montgomery Bird

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by The Macmillan company, Macmillan & co., ltd. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Chemistry,
  • Readers and speakers -- 1870-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Robert Montgomery Bird ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ209 .B6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 323 p.
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6535583M
    LC Control Number11025719
    OCLC/WorldCa25641320

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