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3 edition of Clocks for the ages found in the catalog.

Clocks for the ages

how scientists date the past

by Robert Silverberg

  • 67 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Time

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 229-233.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB213 .S53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p.
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24870338M
    LC Control Number74123134
    OCLC/WorldCa127724

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