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A64499 The art of chymistry as it is now practiced / written in French by P. Thibaut ... ; and now translated into English by a fellow of the Royal Society.; Cours de chymie. English Thibaut, P. (Pierre) 1675 (1675) Wing T892; ESTC R38197 144,949 312

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