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Astronomy in the Iberian Peninsula Abraham Zacut and the Transition from Manuscript to Print (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society) by Jose Chabas

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Published by Amer Philosophical Society .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Almanach perpetuum celestium m,
  • Almanach perpetuum celestium motuum,
  • Astronomy,
  • History,
  • Portugal,
  • To 1500,
  • Zacuto, Abraham ben Samuel,,
  • b. ca. 1450,
  • b. ca. 1450.,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11109259M
ISBN 100871699028
ISBN 109780871699022

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