The Comets: A Descriptive Treatise Upon Those Bodies. With a Condensed Account of the Numerous Modern Discoveries Respecting Them; and a Table of All the Calculated Comets, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
J.N. Parker and son, 1852 - 184 pages
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