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Andreas Libavius and the transformation of alchemy separating chemical cultures with polemical fire by Bruce T. Moran

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Published by Science History Publications/USA in Sagamore Beach, MA .
Written in English


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StatementBruce T. Moran.
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LC ClassificationsQD
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Paginationvi, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
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Open LibraryOL22763844M
ISBN 109780881353952

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