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The history and present state of electricity...

Joseph Priestley

The history and present state of electricity...

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microprint copy of the London edition of 1767.

SeriesLandmarks of science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination9 microop.aques
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13786940M


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