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historical and scientific American miscellany

Robert Sears

historical and scientific American miscellany

a book of universal knowledge: comprising important events in the history of the world, biographical sketches of many of the great statesmen, orators and poets, of different ages and different countries. The choicest gems of literature. Descriptive essays, and interesting and important dissertations upon the useful arts and sciences, such as astronomy, chemistry and philosophy.

by Robert Sears

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Published by Siebert & Lilley in Columbus, O .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Robert Sears. Illustrated with over two hundred engravings.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC8 .S428
The Physical Object
Pagination12,[7]-1036 p. incl. illus. (incl. ports.) pl.
Number of Pages1036
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6446190M
LC Control Number42046402
OCLC/WorldCa4089140

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Purchase through these links helps to keep this educational website online and free. The specially antiquarian, biographical and historical features, which make this magazine so valuable a store-house for information for the period it covers, were dropped inwhen an " entirely new series," a miscellany of light literature was successively edited by Gowing, Joseph Hatton and Joseph Knight.

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