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Man the astronomer

Patrick Moore

Man the astronomer

by Patrick Moore

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Published by Priory Press Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Patrick Moore.
SeriesSocial history of science library
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20981505M
ISBN 100-85078-137-X

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