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Published by T. Harper for S. Whitteron in London .
Written in English


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Statementfrom the writings of Sir Isaac Newton, Dr. Halley, etc. including an account of the great comet, which apeared in 1680 ... as also of those subsequent, and the present comet
ContributionsNewton, Isaac, 1642-1727, Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
The Physical Object
Pagination26 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26487546M


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