4 edition of Of ships and stars. found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Kevin Littlewood and Beverley Butler.|
|Contributions||Butler, Beverley, 1968-|
|LC Classifications||V13.G72 G755 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 275 p. :|
|Number of Pages||275|
|LC Control Number||98037234|
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