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One hundred books famous in science

Harrison D. Horblit

One hundred books famous in science

based on an exhibition held at the Grolier Club

by Harrison D. Horblit

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Published by Grolier Club in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Bibliography,
  • Books -- History -- Exhibitions,
  • Science -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 447-449.

    Statementby Harrison D. Horblit.
    GenreBibliography., Exhibitions.
    ContributionsGrolier Club
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7401 .H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination449p.
    Number of Pages449
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5919066M
    LC Control Number64022629
    OCLC/WorldCa4020815

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