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Published by Royal Society in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesPhilosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
Statementorganised by R.S. Pease, P.-H. Rebut and R.J. Bickerton and edited by R.S. Pease, R.J. Bickerton and B.E. Keen
ContributionsPease, R. S, Rebut, P.-H, Bickerton, R. J, Keen, B. E. 1936-, Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 211 p., [6] p. of plates :
Number of Pages211
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Open LibraryOL16265510M
ISBN 100854033173
LC Control Number88024981

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