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Mercury, or, The secret and swift messenger : shewing how a man may with privacy and speed communicate his thoughts to a friend at any distance ; together with an abstract of Dr. Wilkins's Essays towards a real character and a philosophical language

Author: John Wilkins; Brigitte Asbach-Schnitker
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1984.
Series: Foundations of semiotics, v. 6.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Miscellanea
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilkins; Brigitte Asbach-Schnitker
ISBN: 9027232768 9789027232762
OCLC Number: 11370893
Notes: Originally published in 1707.
"Reprinted from the third edition: The mathematical and philosphical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins (1708)."
Description: cix, viii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Essay towards a real character and a philosophical language / Wilkins, John, 1614-1672.
Series Title: Foundations of semiotics, v. 6.
Other Titles: Mercury.
Secret and swift messenger.
Mercury
Responsibility: John Wilkins ; with an introductory essay by Brigitte Asbach-Schnitker.
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