History of the Royal Astronomical Society.



Publisher: Reprinted for the Society by Blackwell Scientific Publications in Palo Alto, Calif

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ContributionsDreyer, J. L. E. 1852-1926., Turner, H. H. 1861-1930.
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LC ClassificationsQB1.R75 H57 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
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Open LibraryOL2098616M
ISBN 100632021756, 063202173X
LC Control Number88145818

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