The book of stars

being a simple explanation of the stars and their uses to boy life, written to conform to the tests of the Boy scouts by A. Frederick Collins

Publisher: D. Appleton and company in New York

Written in English
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  • Stars.

Edition Notes

Statementby A. Frederick Collins.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsQB46 .C74
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 230 p.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6582890M
LC Control Number15027634

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