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2 edition of Astronomical lectures. found in the catalog.

Astronomical lectures.

William Whiston

Astronomical lectures.

With an introd. to the reprint ed.

by William Whiston

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSources of science no. 122
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB42 W5 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368,134p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19060376M

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