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Scientist, soldier, statesman, spy

Count Rumford : the extraordinary life of a scientific genius

by Brown, G. I.

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Published by Sutton in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rumford, Benjamin, -- Graf von, -- 1753-1814,
  • Scientists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index

    Other titlesCount Rumford
    StatementG.I. Brown ; foreword by Susan Greenfield
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 182 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15270714M
    ISBN 100750921846

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