History of natural philosophy from the earliest periods to the present time
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History of natural philosophy from the earliest periods to the present time by B. Powell

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans .
Written in English


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Statementby B. Powell.
SeriesLandmarks of science
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Open LibraryOL21445181M

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