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A brief exposition of the science of mechanical electricity, or electricity proper...

Robert Hare

A brief exposition of the science of mechanical electricity, or electricity proper...

by Robert Hare

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microprint copy of the Philadelphia edition of 1840.

SeriesLandmarks of science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microop.aque
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13785515M

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