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History of the Cape Observatory, 1840

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/80

Scope and Contents

A printed copy of Thomas Maclear's account of the early history of the establishment of the Cape Observatory, including a description of the instruments and an explanation of the printed observations.


  • Creation: 1840


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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:29:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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