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Author Oliver, A. (Andrew), 1731-1799.

Title An essay on comets [microform] : in two parts, the whole interspersed with observations and reflections on the sun and primary planets / by Andrew Oliver.

Imprint Salem : S. Hall, 1772.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Library of American Civilization Microfiche Cabinets  LAC 13853    ---  Available
Description vi, 87 p. : plate.
Series Library of American civilization ; LAC 13853.
Contents Part I. Containing an attempt to explain the phaenomena of the tails of comets, and to account for their perpetual opposition to the sun, upon philosophical principles -- Part II. Pointing out some important ends for which these tails were probably designed, wherein it is shown that, in consequence of these curious appendages, comets may be inhabited worlds, and even comfortable habitations, notwithstanding the vast excentricities of their orbits.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 13853)
Subject Comets.

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