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Catalog of the Naval Observatory Library, Washington, D.C.

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Published by G. K. Hall in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Naval Observatory.,
  • Astronomy -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5156 .U54 1976, QB43 .U54 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4954801M
    ISBN 100816100314
    LC Control Number76383099


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