A.K. Nartov
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A.K. Nartov an outstanding machine builder of the 18th century : (Vydayushchiisya mashinostroitelâ XVIII veka A.K. Nartov) by A. S Britkin

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Published by Israel Program for Scientific Translations; [available from the Office of Technical Services, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Washington, D.C.] in Jerusalem .
Written in English


  • Nartov, Andreĭ Konstantinovich, -- 1693?-1756

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Statement[by] A.S. Britkin and S.S. Vidonov. Translated from Russian [by E. Tal and J. Baruch]
ContributionsVidonov, S. S, Smithsonian Institution, National Science Foundation (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14504845M

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