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David Gill, man and astronomer

memories of Sir David Gill, H.M. astronomer (1879-1907) at the Cape of Good Hope /collected and arranged by George Forbes.. --

by Forbes, George

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Published by J. Murray, 1916. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Appendices: I. Lighter correspondence of David Gill; II. Papers by Sir David Gill.

ContributionsGill, David, Sir, 1843-1914
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 418 p. :
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24431709M

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