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The discovery of the philosopher"s stone

by Central Methodist College (Fayette, Mo.)

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Published by The College in Fayette, Missouri .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., pastor of St. John"s Methodist Episcopal Church, South, St. Louis
SeriesThe bulletin of Central College -- series VII, no. 1 and 2.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26423311M
OCLC/WorldCa854917548

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