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Heads of a course of lectures in natural history, read at the Botanic Garden

Thomas Martyn

Heads of a course of lectures in natural history, read at the Botanic Garden

by Thomas Martyn, ...

by Thomas Martyn

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Published by printed by J. Archdeacon; for J. & J. Merrill, in Cambridge in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 2235, no.12).

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination44p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18841812M

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