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mysterious comet or, The origin, building up, and destruction of worlds, by means of cometary contacts by Beaumont, Comyns

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Published by Rider & co. in London .
Written in English


  • Comets.,
  • Meteors.,
  • Astronomy -- Curiosa and miscellany.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Comyns Beaumont.
LC ClassificationsQB721 .B4
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6297284M
LC Control Number33032386

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