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Structure and Evolution of the Magellanic Clouds; International Astronomical Union Symposia

By: Bergh, S. van den And K.S. de Boer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Reidel: 1984

Seller ID: 24491

ISBN: 9027717230

Condition: Very Good-


1984 IAU/D. Reidel HC Library recased from the original softcover edtition, Tight clean copy with minimal library indications and no evident indicatios of prior reading. Never checked out. Now very sturdily bound and with immaculate contents. Aside from library indications, a nearly fine copy; Charts and photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pages; Reidel HC Library recased from the original softcover edtition, Tight clean copy with minimal library indications and... View more info

Beyond Jupiter, The Worlds of Tomorrow

By: Clarke, Arthur C. & Chesley Bonestell (Illust)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32767

ISBN: 0316146994

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 89 pages; Oversize HC/DJ 1st editiopn, 1st printing. Snugly bound, bright and neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright, color pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $12.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just trace shelf evidence/rub to jacket extremities; one page mid book has a tiny nick top edge. Illustrated from NASA photographs and color & B/w paintings by Bonestell. VG++/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges ... View more info

Occultations of Planets and Stars by the Moon During the Year 1853, Computed by John Downes At the Expense of the Fund Appropriated by Congress. for the Establishment of a Nautical Almanac

By: Downes, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1853

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13917

Condition: Very Good


Tables; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 35 pages; Disbound monograph. From Smithsonian Institution Contributions of Knowledge, Vol VI, 1853. Extensives data tables reproduced in the text. The pages are bright and supple. Nice copy but disbound from original binding and lacking covers. View more info

One Two Three ... Infinity : Facts & Speculations of Science: (Japanese Language Edition) ; Ichi Ni San Mugendai...

By: George Gamow; Noriyuki Sakikawa (Trans. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Hakuyosha: 2004

Seller ID: 25347

ISBN: 4826901216

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages; Japanese language edition of Gamow's "One Two Three ... Infinity : Facts & Speculations of Science: ". Bright tight and fresh in crisp edged and immaculate pictorial dust jacket with Japanese lettered belly band. Feels and appears unread. Superb copy - about as new. F/F View more info

Guy's Elements of Astronomy and an Abridgment of Keith's New Treatise on the Use of the Globes

By: Guy, Joseph; and Thomas Keith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co: 1845

Edition: 30th edition

Seller ID: 25919

Condition: Good+


Plates and folding map; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Two volumes in one, with separate pagination; viii; 136; 173 pp. Illustrated with 16 engraved plates and a folding frontis map. In original 1/4 leather and burgundy colored cloth; title lettering and horizontal ruling to spine brightly in gilt. leather spine rubbed and lightly stressed at ends with shallow chipping at crown. Light surface rubbing to spine and a ligth vertical stress crease. Boards bumped at corners wit... View more info

The Future of the Earth

By: Jeffreys, Harold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17619

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 79 pages; Square, snug and neat in publisher's red paper dust jacket lettered in blue. A very well preserved copy. Only trace shelf rub to jacket at edges and a whisper of fading to the spine panel. Uncommon in condition and in jacket. Speculative geophysical and lunar science. NF/NF View more info

Alexander Von Humboldts Lif Och Resor ; En Biografisk Minnesvard

By: Klencke, Hermann

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Stockholm, C. E. Gernandts Boktryckerei: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28823

Condition: Good+


Woodcuts, maps; views; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages; Large 8vo HC is snugly bound in original decoratively pictorial brown cloth with borders and vignettes stamped in black and title designs in gilt. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts of fauna, flora, views, astronomical depictions, maps etc. Text in Swedish. Cloth rubbed and weakening over the external spine joints with a short split/fray over the front joint. Corners lightly bumped. Prior owner name and... View more info

Stellar Populations International Astronomical Union Symposium #164

By: Kruit, Piet C. van der And Gerry Gilmore

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dordrecht : New York, Kluwer Academic Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 24727

ISBN: 0792335384

Condition: Very Good-


1995 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Original softcover rebound in heavy library buckram. Original covers affixed to front and rear boards respectively. Appears never checked out from scholarly library. Tight bright and very neat. Just minimal library attachments and indications; Charts and graphs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages; 1995 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Original softcover rebound in heavy library buckram. Original covers affixed to front and rear boards respec... View more info

Popular Lectures on Science and Art; Delivered in the Principal Cities and Towns of the United States

By: Lardner, Dionysius

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Greeley & McElrath: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34284

Condition: Very Good+


Lithograph frontis, folding & woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1176 pages; 2 volumes complete. 1st edition. 608; 568 pp. Snugly bound in a handsome 1/2 polished brown calf with raised hubs over spine and black leather title labels to spines. Marbled paper covered bopards; all edges handsomely marbled. Binding labels of E H Bender (Albany) mounted to rear pastedowns. Folding lithograph frontis of Madler's telescopic view of the moon; woodcut figures and techni... View more info

Earth under Fire; Humanity's Survival of the Apocalypse

By: LaViolette, Paul A.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Schenectady, NY, Starlane Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 18787

ISBN: 0964202514

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; linches; 405 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in near immaculate dust jacket. No marks. Just trace shelf/handling evidence to book and jacket. Appears about as new. Illustrated by author with a variety of B&W diagrams, drawings and photographs. NF/NF View more info

The Dawn of Astronomy; A Study of the Temple Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians

By: Lockyer, J. Norman and Georgio D. Santanilla

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1964

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 24840

ISBN: 0262620030

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; HC is tight and solid in purple cloth with title-lettering in silver to spine. Originally issued in paperback; this copy bound in cloth by prior owner. Trace shelf soiling to fore edge of page block. Illustrated with B/W etchings and artwork. VG++ to NF View more info

Washington Observations for 1871. - Appendix I. Zones of Stars Observed at the United States Naval Observatory with the Meridian Circle in the Years 1847, 1848, and 1849

By: Major, James & Lafayette Maynard & William B. Muse

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33990

Condition: Very Good


Tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 180 pages; Oversize HC in original blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine and borders ruled in blind on boards. Snugly bound and clean; no marks. Mild dulling to cloth at spine and shallow rubbing with superficial fraying to cloth at spine ends. VG to VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Journeyman Machinist en route to the Stars; Stellafane to Palomar : The Autobiography of Oscar Seth Marshall

By: Marshall, Oscar Seth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taunton, MA, Wm S. Sullwold Publishing, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25011

ISBN: 0884920259

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; 1st edition is tight, bright and fresh in blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to front cover and spine; ex-library indications include light attachments to endpages. Mild evidence of label removal to bottom of spine cloth. Illustrated throughout with B/W photographs. Otherwise quite neat. G++ to VG- View more info

High Frontier; Human Colonies in Space

By: O'Neill, Gerard K. and Donald Davis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Anchor Books: 1982

Seller ID: 20010

ISBN: 0385182325

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Mild shelfrub to the covers. Illustrated with B&W drawings and diagrams. VG+ View more info

Determination of the solar parallax from photographs of Eros made with the Crossley reflector of the Lick observatory, University of California,

By: Perrine, C. D

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Carnegie Institution of Washington: 1910

Seller ID: 24921

Condition: Good+


1910 Carnegie Institute of Washington DC HC in library casing of heavt green buckram. Titles stamped in gilt to spine. Gilt stamped call letters base of spine. Frontis photograph of the Harkness-Stackpole Measuring Engine. Contents sound and clean. Just minimal library attachments/marks. A narrative discussion of methods and result about 14 pages followed by more than 80 pages of plates recording Meridian, Parallax and other measures. A one page appendix describes the me... View more info

Account of Observations of the Total Solar Eclipse of the 29th July 1878 Made At Cherry Creek Camp Near Denver, Colorado

By: Ranyard, Arthur Cowper

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Royal Astronomical Society: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13713

Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; London, Royal Astronomical Society; 1881. Preumably issued both as part of the Memoirs of the Society Vol XLVI and issued as an individual monograph with unique titled cover. Larger format; 4to in original lettered covers. Paged [213] - 239. Several illustrations and figures in text along with a plate from lithograph. Top corner of the blank endpage had adhered to the title page and there is a small area of the corner of the blank which is ... View more info

An Ephemeris Of The Planet Neptune (1846 - 1851) In Three Parts: With Occulations Visible In The United States During The Year 1851. [Ephemeris] for the Date of the Lalande Observations of May 8th and 10th 1795, and for the Oppositions of 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849 and for 1850 and 1851 As Appendices I, II and III and IV of Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Volume 2

By: Walker, Sears C. and John Downes

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution, J. & G. S. Gideon, Printers,: 1849

Seller ID: 28896

Condition: Very Good


Tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Appendices I - IV from Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge Vol II. Disbound but with original separate title pages for each. Fresh bright and neat. Includes Walker's three separate papers on observations on Ephemeris of Neptune along with Downes paper on Occulations. Paged 32, 10, 9, 26 pp. These original publications first issued in 1850 as Smithsonian Institution publications 5, 6, 7 later reprinted here in 1851 as appendices I, ... View more info

Researches Relative to the Planet Neptune

By: Walker, Sears Cook

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25253

Condition: Good+


Tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 59 pages; Oversize large 4to. Disbound from the 2nd volume of the Smithsonian Contibutions to Knowledge. Pgaed xv, 59 pp and includes the front matter to the 2nd volume of this hugely important series of Smithsonian published volumes documenting American scientific investigations. Contents bright and clean with just very mild toning and trace foxing. Illustrated with numerous tables. No writing or marks. Disbound but soundly sewn. Thu... View more info