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Published in London .
Written in English


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StatementBy the late Reverend Mr. John Flamsteed, regius professor of astronomy at Greenwich
LC ClassificationsQB65 .F5
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 9, [2] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25010071M
LC Control Number10000951

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