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Electricity: its theory, sources, and applications.

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Published by E. & F.N. Spon in London, New York .
Written in English

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StatementBy John T. Sprague.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 647 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
Number of Pages647
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23783178M

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