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Discovery of the universe

GeМЃrard de Vaucouleurs

Discovery of the universe

an outline of the history of astronomy from the origins to 1956.

by GeМЃrard de Vaucouleurs

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of L"esprit de l"homme à la conquête de l"univers.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB15 .V353 1957a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6224198M
    LC Control Number57010015


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