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introduction to the history of science by Walter Libby

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Libby ...
LC ClassificationsQ125 .L47
The Physical Object
Paginationx p., 1 l., 288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6596014M
LC Control Number17008227

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