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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


  • Telescopes.

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Edition Notes

StatementLouis Bell ; with a new introduction by Jay M. Pasachoff.
LC ClassificationsQB88 .B4 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4121948M
ISBN 100486241513
LC Control Number80068449

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