French science and its principal discoveries since the seventeenth century by Maurice Jules Gaston Corneille Caullery

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Statementby Maurice Caullery ...
ContributionsDupont, Henry, 1894- tr.
LC ClassificationsQ127.F8 C33
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Paginationxi, 229 p.
Number of Pages229
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Open LibraryOL6324326M
LC Control Number35017037

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