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Dialogue on the great world systems in the Salusbury translation. by Galileo Galilei

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Published in Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1964] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy -- Early works to 1800,
  • Solar system

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

ContributionsSalusbury, Thomas, tr.
The Physical Object
Paginationlviii, 505 p. illus., port. ;
Number of Pages505
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21622918M

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