A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge, Volume 2
William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1875 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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