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Readings in science: being explanations of some of the most interesting appearances and principles in natural philosophy, expressed in simple language and illustrated by familiar examples.,,, by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1834 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

Readings in science: being explanations of some of the most interesting appearances and principles in natural philosophy, expressed in simple language and illustrated by familiar examples.,,,

by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee

Condition: Very Good


London: J.W. Parker,, 1834. bound in full, gilt dec. blind stamped calf, cover and spine, gauffered edges, raised bands,marbled endpapers and edges, vi, [2], 408 p.; illus., front., numerous text illustrations, minor wear at edges and corners, a sound copy. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12 mo (18 cm). Hardbound,.
  • Bookseller: Harry E Bagley Books Ltd CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 112555777
  • Title: Readings in science: being explanations of some of the most interesting appearances and principles in natural philosophy, expressed in simple language and illustrated by familiar examples.,,,
  • Author: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J.W. Parker,
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1834
  • Keywords: Science., Microscopes., Microscopy.,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Technology/Science; Varia 1;
  • Size: 12 mo (18 cm)

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