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On the nature of thunderstorms, and on the means of protecting buildings and shipping... by Harris, William Snow Sir.

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


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Microprint copy of the London edition of 1843.

SeriesLandmarks of science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microop.aques
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13785501M

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