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Published by Printed for the Author by J. Poole in Taunton [Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Science,
  • Physics -- Philosophy,
  • Mechanics -- Philosophy,
  • Chemistry -- Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Webster ..
SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
The Physical Object
Paginationiv p., 1 l., ii, [3]-386 p.
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15214909M
LC Control Number87806683

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