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The nature of the world the Yorkshire Philosophical Society, 1822-2000 by David Rubinstein

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Published by Quacks Books in York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 128-131) and index.

StatementDavid Rubinstein.
LC ClassificationsQ41.Y73 R83 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 139 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23984028M
ISBN 101904446183
ISBN 109781904446187
LC Control Number2009459065

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