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James Watt

W. L. Bride

James Watt

his inventions and his connections with Heriot-Watt University

by W. L. Bride

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Published by Heriot-Watt University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watt, James, -- 1736-1819.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.L. Bride.
    ContributionsHeriot-Watt University.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19693304M

    Genre/Form: Electronic books Biographies Biography: Named Person: James Watt; James Watt: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type.


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