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Published by Variorum Reprints in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Ancient.,
  • Astronomy, Medieval.,
  • Jewish astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementBernard R. Goldstein.
    SeriesVariorum reprint ;, CS215
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB16 .G65 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2640081M
    ISBN 100860781631
    LC Control Number85216343


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