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2 edition of history of the sciences found in the catalog.

history of the sciences

Stephen Finney Mason

history of the sciences

by Stephen Finney Mason

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Published by Collier Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen F. Mason
    SeriesCollier books. Science library -- CS9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ"125"M36"1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination638 p
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21174635M
    LC Control Number62-3378

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