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Collector’s Choice

A Selection of Books and Manuscripts Given by Harrison D. Horblit to the Harvard College Library

Introduction by Owen Gingerich

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PAPERBACK

$15.00 • £12.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780976492528

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

46 pages

7 x 10 inches

23 line art

Houghton Library Publications

World

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Owen Gingerich is Professor of Astronomy and of the History of Science, Emeritus, at the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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