Milky Way by Bart Jan Bok

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Statementby Bart J. Bok and Priscilla F. Bok.
SeriesThe Harvard books on astronomy
ContributionsBok, Priscilla Fairfield, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB819 .B735 1945
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 224 p. incl. front., illus. (incl. ports.)
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6485668M
LC Control Number45010425
OCLC/WorldCa999213

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