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A mechanical account of poisons

Mead, Richard

A mechanical account of poisons

in several essays. By Richard Mead, M.D.

by Mead, Richard

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Published by printed by J.R. for Ralph South in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1991. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4935, no. 01).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4935, no. 01.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16],175,[1]p.,plate
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16875678M

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