British mineralogy or, Coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain by Sowerby, James

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Published by Printed by R. Taylor and co. in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain.

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  • Mineralogy -- Great Britain.

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Vol. 5 printed by Arding and Merrett.

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Statementby James Sowerby.
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LC ClassificationsQE381.G7 S7
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL250480M
LC Control Numbergs 05000481
OCLC/WorldCa2945666

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