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On the bubonic plague

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Published by Philosophical Society of Glasgow in Glasgow .
Written in English

  • Plague

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow.
    Statementby Alex. R. Ferguson
    ContributionsRoyal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, University of Glasgow. Library
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25668145M

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