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Humphry Davy, "pilot" of Penzance.

Author: James Kendall
Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, [1954]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the story of an apothecary's apprentice who became famous at the age of twenty through his daring experiments on laughing gas, who was the rage of London as a lecturer three years later, and who was regarded before he reached thirty as the first scientist of his time" --Inside front dust jacket.
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Named Person: Humphry Davy, Sir; Humphry Davy; Humphry Davy, Sir; Humphry Davy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Kendall
OCLC Number: 7683302
Description: 165 pages illustrations 21 cm

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"This is the story of an apothecary's apprentice who became famous at the age of twenty through his daring experiments on laughing gas, who was the rage of London as a lecturer three years later, and who was regarded before he reached thirty as the first scientist of his time" --Inside front dust jacket.

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