5 edition of Great essays in science found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Martin Gardner|
|LC Classifications||Q171 .G42|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 408 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||408|
|LC Control Number||57000656|
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