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Who Invented What When

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Published by New Holland Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Inventions & inventors,
  • General,
  • Inventions,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Technology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8907587M
    ISBN 101741104882
    ISBN 109781741104882


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