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Argand burner its origin and development in France and England 1780-1800 by M. Schroder

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Published by Odense U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementan epoch in the history of science illustrated by the life and work of the physicist Ami Argand (1750-1803) ; by M. Schroder.
ContributionsArgand, F. P. A.
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Open LibraryOL20006921M

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