4 edition of An introduction to astronomy found in the catalog.
An introduction to astronomy
Gerald D. Waxman
|LC Classifications||QB43.2 .W39 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 219 p. :|
|Number of Pages||219|
|LC Control Number||93184414|
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