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Remarks on the drainage of London, and the pollution of the Thames respectfully addressed to the commissioners to be appointed to carry out these works by M. L. Este

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Published by s.n.] in [London .
Written in English


  • Waste Management,
  • Rivers

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ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL26287382M

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