6 edition of The high firmament: a survey of astronomy in English literature found in the catalog.
The high firmament: a survey of astronomy in English literature
A. J. Meadows
|Statement||[by] A. J. Meadows.|
|LC Classifications||PR149.A8 M4 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 207 p.|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||75406782|
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