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Science and imagination by Nicolson, Marjorie Hope

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Published in Ithaca, N.Y., Great Seal Books [1962] .
Written in English


  • Literature and science,
  • English literature,
  • Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

The Physical Object
Paginationix, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26537170M

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