Amateur astronomer"s handbook. by Sidgwick, J. B.

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Published by Faber & Faber in London .

Written in English

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  • Astronomy

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Includes bibliography.

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LC ClassificationsQB44 .S558
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Pagination580 p.
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6185431M
LC Control Number55029173
OCLC/WorldCa1235515

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