The atlas of the universe. by Patrick Moore

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Published by Rand McNally in New York .

Written in English

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  • Astronomy -- Popular works

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StatementForeword by Bernard Lovell. Epilogue by Thomas O. Paine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB44 .M5425
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4698075M
LC Control Number77653619

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