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Numerical lunar theory

George Biddell Airy

Numerical lunar theory

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Micro-opaque. New York: Readex Microprint, 1968. 3 cards 23x15cm.

SeriesLandmarks of science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination172p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20313241M


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