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An Essay Towards a History of the Principal Comets That Have Appeared Since the Year 1742 [electronic resource]: Including a Particular Detail of the Return of the Famous Comet of 1682 in 1759, According to the Calculation and Prediction of Dr. Halley. Compiled From the Observations of the Most Eminent Astronomers of This Century. With Remarks and Reflections Upon the Present Comet. To Which Is Prefixed, by Way of Introduction, a Letter Upon Comets. Addressed to a Lady, by the Late M. De Maupertuis. Written in the Year 1742

Burney, Charles
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for T. Becket, and P. A. de Hondt, in the Strand, MDCCLXIX. [1769]
Language
English
Description
[4], 92, [2] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Anonymous. By Charles Burney.
  • M. de Maupertuis's letter translated from the French by Esther Burney.
  • With a postscript.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T33440.
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