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Spherical trigonometry for the use of colleges and schools. by I. Todhunter

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Published by Macmillan and co., limited, The Macmillan company in London, New York .
Written in English


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StatementBy the late I. Todhunter. Revised by J. G. Leathem.
ContributionsLeathem, J. G. b. 1871, ed.
LC ClassificationsQA535 .T6 1901
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 275 p.
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6919736M
LC Control Number02021415

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