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Account of the method of colouring agates

John Macculloch

Account of the method of colouring agates

by John Macculloch

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Published by Printed for A. Constable in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agates.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John MacCulloch ; in a letter to Dr. Brewster.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QE391.Q2 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 341-344
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19892710M

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