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Tables of simple minerals, rocks, and shells; with local catalogues of species

Bryce, James

Tables of simple minerals, rocks, and shells; with local catalogues of species

For the use of the studentsof natural history in the Belfast Academy

by Bryce, James

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Published by Printed by Simms & McIntyre, John Cumming, Smith and Son, Longman and Co. in Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy James Bryce, Jun A.B., Master of the mathematical school in the Belfast Acadamy, and member of the Society of Natural History of Belfast.
ContributionsLind, John Patton, own, Bradshaw, Joseph H., own, Ewart, Lavens Mathewson, 1845-1898, own, Simms and McIntyre (Belfast),, Belfast Academy., Belfast Natural History Society., John Cumming (Dublin: Booksellers), Smith and Son (Glasgow: Booksellers), Longman and Co. (London: Booksellers)
The Physical Object
Pagination30p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20398827M

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