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Famous American men of science.

J. G. Crowther

Famous American men of science.

by J. G. Crowther

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790.,
  • Henry, Joseph.

  • Edition Notes

    First edition 1937.

    SeriesPelican books -- A104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21474299M

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