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Sundials for watch time 2005 customized for site installation on a horizontal base by George L. Fuller

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Published by G.L. Fuller in Spartanburg, SC (444 E. Park Dr., Spartanburg 29302) .
Written in English


  • Sundials

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Edition Notes

Statementby George L. Fuller.
LC ClassificationsQB215 .F85 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16272017M
LC Control Number2005282049

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