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The twentieth century atlas of popular astronomy

Heath, Thomas Little Sir

The twentieth century atlas of popular astronomy

comprising in sixteen plates a series of illustrations of the heavenly bodies

by Heath, Thomas Little Sir

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Published by W. & A.K. Johnston, limited in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stars -- Atlases.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Heath.
    GenreAtlases.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ℓ., 134 p., 1 ℓ.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22965777M


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