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Archimedes and Franklin a lecture introductory to a course on the application of science to art, delivered before the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, November 29, 1853 by Winthrop, Robert C.

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Published by Press of T.R. Marvin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Archimedes.,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.

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Statementby Robert C. Winthrop.
ContributionsWinthrop, Robert C. 1809-1894, inscriber., Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886, former owner., Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association., Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsT15 .W79
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6956917M
LC Control Number05019960

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