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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Celestial mechanics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Mrs. Somerville.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB351 .S69
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxx, 621, [3] p.
    Number of Pages621
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6970552M
    LC Control Number06020040

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