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The theory of the earth containing an account of the original of the earth, and of all the general changes which it hath already undergone, or is to undergo till the consummation of all things. by

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Published by Printed by R.N. for Walter Kettilby in London .
Written in English


  • Creation -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Cosmology.,
  • Earth.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSacred theory of the earth, Sacred theory of the earth.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1278:8.
The Physical Object
Pagination[13], 223, [9], 188 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16708332M

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