Reflections upon The theory of the earth
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Reflections upon The theory of the earth occasion"d by a late examination of it. In a letter to a friend by Thomas Burnet

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Published by printed for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop"s-Head in S. Paul"s Church-Yard in London .
Written in English


  • Burnet, Thomas, -- 1635?-1715. -- Early works to 1800,
  • Keill, John, -- 1671-1721. -- Early works to 1800,
  • Earth -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 54:10, Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 1756:1
ContributionsBeverley, Thomas, attributed name
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15429406M

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