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Lives of eminent persons

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Lives of eminent persons

consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet, Wolsey, Sir E. Coke, Lord Somers, Caxton, Blake, Adam Smith, Niebuhr, Sir C. Wren, and Michael Angelo

by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

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Published by R. Baldwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpublished under the superintendence of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 41593
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[571] p.
    Number of Pages571
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14638749M


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