From alchemy to atoms Sidney M. Edelstein Collection : exhibition of books, documents, mss., etc. from the history of chemistry and chemical technology, Berman Hall, Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem, June-July 1978 by Moshe Ron

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  • Bet ha-sefarim ha-leʼumi ṿeha-universiṭaʼi bi-Yerushalayim -- Catalogs.,
  • Chemistry -- History -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.

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Other titlesMe-alkimyah ʻad aṭomim.
Statement[written by Moshe Ron].
ContributionsBet ha-sefarim ha-leʼumi ṿeha-universiṭaʼi bi-Yerushalayim. Sidney M. Edelstein Collection.
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LC ClassificationsQD11 .R66
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Pagination77 p. :
Number of Pages77
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Open LibraryOL4766008M
LC Control Number78113468

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