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Sir Humphry Davy

A. R. Griffin

Sir Humphry Davy

his life and work : the Rolt Memorial Lecture, 1978.

by A. R. Griffin

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Published by Association for Industrial Archaeology in Telford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Article from: Industrial Achaeology Review, vol.iv, no.3, 1980.

Other titlesIndustrial Archaeology Review, vol.iv, no.3, 1980, p202-213.
The Physical Object
Pagination202-213p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17540212M

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