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2 edition of Historical sketch of the Cincinnati observatory 1843-1893 ... found in the catalog.

Historical sketch of the Cincinnati observatory 1843-1893 ...

University of Cincinnati.

Historical sketch of the Cincinnati observatory 1843-1893 ...

by University of Cincinnati.

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Published in [Cincinnati] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cincinnati Observatory (Ohio)

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Founded by Charles McMicken. University of Cincinnati.

    Statement[By Jermain G. Porter, director] Published by authority of the Board of Directors of the University.
    ContributionsPorter, Jermain G. b. 1852.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB82 .C55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6962453M
    LC Control Number05037120
    OCLC/WorldCa9487820

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