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An easy introduction to astronomy

James Ferguson

An easy introduction to astronomy

for young gentlemen and ladies: ... The second edition. Illustrated with copper-plates. By James Ferguson, F.R.S.

by James Ferguson

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Published by printed for T. Cadell, successor to Mr. Millar in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7764, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],252p.,plates
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16811188M

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