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General astronomy.

Harold Spencer Jones

General astronomy.

by Harold Spencer Jones

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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 392 p. illus., pl., diag., table.
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15345857M

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