Tales of the colonies, or, The adventures of an emigrant, ed. by a late colonial magistrate [C. Rowcroft].

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Page 555 - OUTLINES OF LECTURES ON CHEMISTRY DELIVERED IN 1802 AND 1804. VOL. III. RESEARCHES ON NITROUS OXIDE, AND THE COMBINATION OF OXYGEN AND AZOTE; AND ON THE RESPIRATION OF NITROUS OXIDE AND OTHER GASES. VOL. IV. ELEMENTS OF CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY. WITH TWELVE PLATES OF CHEMICAL APPARATUS. VOLS. V. AND VI.
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