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A Short History of Natural Science, &c.

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THE object of this book is, as stated in the Preface, “to place before young and unscientific people those main discoveries of science which ought to be known by every educated person, and at the same time to impart a living interest to the whole, by associating with each step in advance some history of the men who made it.”

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