The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Том 3

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809 - Всего страниц: 690
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