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The modern philosopher, or, Terrible tractoration!

The modern philosopher, or, Terrible tractoration!

in four cantos, most respectfully addressed to the Royal College of Physicians

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Published by From the Lorenzo Press of E. Bronson in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perkins, Elisha, -- 1741-1799,
  • Tractors, Metallic

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTerrible tractoration!
    Statementby Christopher Caustic.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 10408.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxxii, 271 p., [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17715365M

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