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Electricity and the electric telegraph.

George B. Prescott

Electricity and the electric telegraph.

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Published by Appleton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electricity.,
  • Telegraph.

  • Edition Notes

    Paged continuously.

    StatementBy George B. Prescott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK5261 .P8 1885
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6993290M
    LC Control Number08002877
    OCLC/WorldCa3409699


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