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Flight into space facts,fancies and philosophy. by Jonathan Norton Leonard

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English


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Originally published,Random House,1953.

The Physical Object
Pagination245p.,22cm
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18831151M

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