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Catalogue of Hawkins"s museum of useful and mechanical inventions by John Isaac Hawkins

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Published by J. & E. Hodson in London .
Written in English

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  • Hawkins"s Museum of Useful and Mechanical Inventions

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Statement[John Isaac Hawkins]
The Physical Object
Pagination11 pages ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26481065M

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