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Mathematical magick, or, The wonders that may be performed by mechanical geometry

Wilkins, John

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Published
**1691**
by Printed forRic. Baldwin in London
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

First edition published in London, 1648.

Statement | By J. Wilkins, late Ld Bp of Chester. |

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Open Library | OL20570550M |

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