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Science and profit in 18th-century London

Science and profit in 18th-century London

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Published by Whipple Museum of the History of Science in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published to accompany a special exhibition at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

StatementRoy Porter ... [et al.].
ContributionsPorter, Roy, 1946-, Whipple Museum of the History of Science.
The Physical Object
Paginationii,40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14220097M

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