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Astronomy in a nutshell

the chief facts and principles explained in popular language for the general reader and for schools

by Garrett Putman Serviss

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Garrett P. Serviss; with 47 illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB44 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6544238M
    LC Control Number12014729

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