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RETICAL MECHANICS and Acoustics. PHYSIOGRAPHY and ZOOLOGI. “A greatly condensed, compact presentation of the leading facts of the science (Animal Physiology). Small and unpretending as the book is in appearanco, it is a manual for the teacher." _" School Board Chronicle."
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