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A critical inquiry into the motion of the sun and stability of the earth

Godfrey McCalman

A critical inquiry into the motion of the sun and stability of the earth

By Godfrey McCalman, ...

by Godfrey McCalman

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Published by printed for G. G. J. & J. Robinson; John Bell, Edinburgh; and J. & W. Shaw, Glasgow in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 346, no. 16.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination212p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16888313M

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A critical inquiry into the motion of the sun and stability of the earth by Godfrey McCalman Download PDF EPUB FB2

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