inquiring mind: astronomy by Ross Robert Olney

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Published by T. Nelson in London, Camden, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Astronomy -- Popular works.

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Bibliography: p. 189-192.

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Statementby Ross R. Olney.
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LC ClassificationsQB44 .O65
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Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL5546180M
LC Control Number67024668

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