A Survey of the Wisdom of God in the Creation: Or, A Compendium of Natural Philosophy. Containing an Abridgment of that Beautiful Work, The Contemplation of Nature. By Mr. Bonnet, of Geneva. Also, an Extract from Mr. Deuten's "Inquiry Into the Origin on the Discoveries Attributed to the Ancients'" ...
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