American scientists

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  • 134 Pages
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  • English
Macmillan , New York
Scientists -- United States., Scient


United St

About the Edition

The work and discoveries of sixteen early American scientists including Benjamin Franklin, John James Audubon, Louis Agassiz, Luther Burbank and others.

Statementby Clarence J. Hylander.
LC ClassificationsQ141 .H9 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 134 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5612661M
LC Control Number68020611

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