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history of the British chemical industry.

Stephen Miall

history of the British chemical industry.

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Written for the Societyof Chemical Industry on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of its foundation.

ContributionsSociety of Chemical Industry.
The Physical Object
Pagination273p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13692373M

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