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nature of the universe

C. W. Kilmister

nature of the universe

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 205-206.

    Statement[by] Clive Kilmister.
    SeriesThe World of science library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB44.2 .K54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4918076M
    ISBN 100525164308
    LC Control Number76165333


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