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Practical astronomy, navigation, nautical astronomy and meterology.

Young, John Radford.

Practical astronomy, navigation, nautical astronomy and meterology.

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Published by [s.n.] in London .
Written in English


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SeriesOrr"s circle of the sciences -- Vol.7
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