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Observations on the torpedo, with an account of some additional experiments on its electricity

John Davy

Observations on the torpedo, with an account of some additional experiments on its electricity

by John Davy

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Published by Philosophical Transactions .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Article from Philosophical Transactions, 1834.

Other titlesPhilosophical Transactions, 1834, p531-550.
Statementread June 19, 1834.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.531-550,[3]p. of plates :
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19444671M

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