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German natural scientists and inventors over four centuries

Ludolf von Mackensen

German natural scientists and inventors over four centuries

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Published by Inter Nationes in Bonn .
Written in English


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StatementLudolf von Mackensen with contributions by VolkerBialas ... [et al.].
ContributionsBialas, Volker.
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Open LibraryOL13972590M

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German natural scientists and inventors over four centuries. Bonn: Inter Nationes, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ludolf von Mackensen; Volker Bialas.

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