Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate the First Principles of Natural Philosophy by the Aid of the Popular Toys and Sports ...

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1827 - Science - 207 pages
 

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