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twentieth century atlas of popular astronomy ....

Thomas Heath

twentieth century atlas of popular astronomy ....

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Published by Johnston in Edinburgh & London .
Written in English


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Excerpt from The Twentieth Century Atlas of Popular Astronomy: Comprising in Sisteen Plates a Series of Illustrations of the Heavenly Bodies HE progress of Astronomy during the nineteenth century has T exhibited itself in two distinct forms, the march of scientific discovery and the increasing interest shown in the science : Thomas Heath.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Thomas Heath. Covers rubbed, abraded and bumped, spine very rough, contents mostly tight. The second book is sunned on spine to include 20% of covers. A few spots, contents fine.

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