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Gunpowder a history of the explosive that changed the world by Kelly, Jack

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Published by Atlantic Books in London .
Written in English


  • Gunpowder -- History.

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Includes bibliography and index.

StatementJack Kelly.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23062774M
ISBN 101843541904, 1843541912

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