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COSMIC DAWN The Origins of Matter and Life
Chaisson, Eric
ISBN: 0316135909
Little ,brown & Co Boston 1981 
 Hardcover An atlantic monthly press book. Cosmic history time chart on endpapers. Sources and reading list. 750gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages Very Good
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 18313  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THE MYSTERY OF COMETS Assisted by Daniel W E Green
Whipple, Fred L
ISBN: 0874749719
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington DC 1985 First Edition
 Softcover Covered in clear adhesive plastic; Second printing. Index. Written by scientists for the general public. Mystery ofComets is the first in the series, colour plates and b/w illustrations. 500gms weight ; Smithsonian Library of the Solar System; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19007  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Stonehenge Decoded
Hawkins, Gerald S
ISBN: 0006323154
Fontana/Collins London 1970 
 Paperback Yellowed paper. ; Tight binding, no creases to spine. Tenth impression 1979. 125gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 256 pages Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19351  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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DISEASES FROM SPACE
Hoyle, Fred and Wickramasinghe, N C
ISBN: 0722147546
Sphere Books Limited London 1981 First Edition
 Paperback Remainder mark to base, no creases to spine. Yellowed paper; Index, sequel to Lifecloud, is there a link to diseases, plagues on earth and comets? 125gms weight ; Remainder; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 244 pages Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18734  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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REVERSING EARTH
Warlow, Peter
ISBN: 0460044788
J M Dent & Sons Ltd London 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover Index, notes and bibliography. Could the earth turn over if another large cosmic body passed close by? 500gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19652  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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MAPPING MARS Science, Imagination and the Birth of the World
Moreton, Oliver
ISBN: 1841156698
Fourth Estate  2003 
 Paperback Owner's name top corner of front page. ; Index, notes and bibliography. 250gms weight; Color Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 352 pages Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21230  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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COMETS Creators and Destroyers
Levy, David H.
ISBN: 0684852551
Touchstone/Simon & Schuster  1998 
 Paperback Index. 400gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages Very Good
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 20962  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THE RACE FOR MARS
Haining, Peter
ISBN: 0863790445
Comet London 1986 
 Paperback History of space exploration and fascination with Mars. 250gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22629  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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PRESENT AT THE FUTURE From Evolution to Nanotechnology, Candid and Controversial Conversations on Science and Nature
Flatow, Ira
ISBN: 9780060732646
Harper  2007 
 Hardcover New book with remainder mark to base. Index. 600gms weight; Remainder; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23561  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Exodus to Arthur : Catastrophic Encounters with Comets (English Heritage Ser. )
Baillie, Mike
ISBN: 0713486813
B. T. Batsford Limited London, United Kingdom 2000 
 Trade Paperback 2001 reprint.272p, index, glossary, references and appendices, illustrated. Research on links between tree ring dating and comet collisions and catastrophes on earth. New book.650gms weight; 8vo New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25189  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THE STARGAZER’S COMPANION
Blum, James K
ISBN: 1863250859
Mallard Press Sydney 1990 
 Hardcover Minor wear to edges of jacket, gift label ffep. ; Index, ideal for beginners, star maps. 900gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 27521  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THREE COPERNICAN TREATISES The Commentariolus of Copernicus; the Letter Against Werner; the Narratio Prima of Rheticus. Translated with an Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Edward Rosen. Second Edition, Revised with an Annotated Copernicus Bibliogra
Rosen, Edward; Copernicus
Dover Publications New York 1959 Second Revised Edition
 Paperback Laminate lifting from side edge of front cover, owner's name top edge of front page; Clean text, no crease to spine. Dover edition first published 1959 is an unabridged and revised publication of the work originally published in 1939 Columbia University Press. A new annotated Copernicus bibliography 1939-1958 has been added. Clean text, index. Catalogue of Dover books. ; Diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 284 pages Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30065  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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The UFO Diaries : Travels in the Weird World of high Strangeness
Plowman, Pierre
ISBN: 1741759811
Allen & Unwin Australia 2011 First
 Soft Cover A very good unmarked copy, no creasing to spine, faint creases to upper and lower right corners front panel but no other apparent defects.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029037  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Astronomical Yearbook No. 35 1998
no author
Astronomical Society of Victoria Australia 1998 
 Paperback 100 pages, card covers, PO has written date of receipt on title page  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026790  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Stargazing : Astronomy Without a Telescope
Moore, Patrick
ISBN: 0948149841
Aurum Press London 1988 New Edition
 Paperback Internally unmarked, sl. shelfwear to wraps and fore-edges. "Explains how to 'read' the stars with the naked eye, to know which constellations lie overhead, the legends ascribed to them, and their trajectory through the season."  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022510  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Circular Evidence : A Detailed Investigation of the Flattened Swirled Crops Phenomenon
Delgado, Pat;Andrews, Colin
ISBN: 0747503575
Bloomsbury Pub Ltd United Kingdom 1990 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy, spine sl. slanted  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025293  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Physical world of Late Antiquity
Sambursky, S.
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1962 First
 Hardcover PO name/date ffep, unfortunate tape imprints to eps, corners bumped, minimal pencil marginalia. D/W price-clipped and edgeworn (now protected).  Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015932  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Modern Cosmology
Dodelson, Scott
ISBN: 0122191412
Academic Pr San Diego 2003 4th Printing
 Laminated Boards (hardcover) Internally fine, boards lightly rubbed and small bump upper edge front panel.  Nr. Fine
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011063  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe
Roy, Archie (editor)
ISBN: 0198691408
Oxford Univ Press Oxford 1992 
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Illus. eps, top right corner ffep cut away (presumably to remove PO details), internally fine. D/W with some edgewear, closed tear upper left front panel.  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010289  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy: Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations
Sherrod, P. Clay; Koed, Thomas L.
ISBN: 0131621076
Prentice-Hall  1981 
 Paperback Some edgewear to wraps, fore-edges a little soiled.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011994  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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From Vinland to Mars - a thousand years of exploration
Lewis, Richard S
ISBN: 9780812906479
Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co, New York, 1976. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light wear & tear and discolouration to dust wrapper. Light age and reading wear. 436 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Exploration; Astronomy; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0812906470. ISBN/EAN: 9780812906479. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53760. 
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53760  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Changing Universe ...The Story of the New Astronomy
John Pfeiffer,
The Scientific Book Club, London, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . With a foreword by Bart J. Bok. The science of radio astronomy and the techniques of modern electronics, originally created for radar and television, are now being adapted to the needs of astronomy and the universe is now being listened to as well as looked at. 243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science; Science & Technology; Astronomy. Inventory No: 232716. Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 232716  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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Space: A Complete Picture of the Universe
Tom Jackson
ISBN: 1848690010
Roar Publishing  2009 
 Pictorial Boards No d/w Unpaginated. Padded pictorial cover. Browning to page edges. Contains sky guide, star maps and giant poster.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 42479  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Sky Handbook Stars and Constellations, Atmospheric Phenomena, Weather, Clouds, Air Quality, Climate Change
John Watson & Michael Kerrigan,
ISBN: 1607100827
Thunder Bay Press, California, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . The sky, in all of its vastness and astonishing beauty, has long been a source of awe and wonder. What makes rainbows and sunsets? Where does space end and the universe begin? Discover the secrets of the heavens above—from Earth's own atmosphere to the mysteries that lie beyond the Milky Way in The Sky Handbook. This fascinating guide explores all aspects of the sky above: the planets and solar system; the stars and constellations; our atmosphere and weather; flight; pollution; and climate change. Big Bang! Discover the fascinating origins of the universe and how the planets were formed. Learn all about the constellations, from common star formations like Ursa Major and the Zodiac to unfamiliar formations. Explore the bubble that makes up Earth's atmosphere and discover amazing phenomena like sunsets, auroras, rainbows, weather, clouds, and hurricanes. Visually stunning, this comprehensive guide features fascinating text supported by stunning photographs, illustrations, and diagrams. 400 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Astronomy; United States; Science & Technology; ISBN: 1607100827. ISBN/EAN: 9781607100829. Inventory No: 232736. Near Fine Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 232736  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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Astronomy
Samuel Rapport and Helen Wright - Editors,
New York University Press, New York, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 354 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Astronomy; Reference; Inventory No: 2199. Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2199  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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Passive Temperature Control in the Space Environment
Van Vliet, Robert M.
MacMillan,  1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Issued from the United States Air Force Materials Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This edition brings together all the various aspects of spacecraft temperature control insofar as it concerns surfaces or surface coatings. Interim handbook for the spacecraft designer. Highly technical book, packed with diagrams, formulae etc. The author initiated the U.S. Air Force research and development program on coating materials for the passive temperature of satellites and spacecraft. Specialist aviation space technology collector's item. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is fully intact, but has small holes or chips down flap edges and other signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket price-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 9. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8319. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 8319  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The Road to the Stars
Nicolson, Iain
ISBN: 9780726964695
Cassell,  1978. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only very minor tears or chips and other minor signs of shelf-wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0726964697. ISBN/EAN: 9780726964695. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6208. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6208  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The Planets: A Journey into Space
Flaum, Eric
ISBN: 9781863250016
Mallard Press,  1989. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only very minor tears or chips and other minor signs of shelf-wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 1863250018. ISBN/EAN: 9781863250016. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6207. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6207  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Measuring the Cosmos
David H Clark and Matthew D H Clark,
ISBN: 9780813534046
Rutgers University Press, USA, 2004. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 203 pages. Dust Jacket un-clipped. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; ISBN: 0813534046. ISBN/EAN: 9780813534046. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52181. Very Good Condition
Price: 13.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 52181  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Visions of Mars
Goursac, Olivier de
ISBN: 0810992108
Harry N. Abrams, 2005.  2005 
  Square 4to. softcover. 160pp. colour illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62128  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Guide to the Night Sky
Burnham, Robert. et.al.
ISBN: 9781742117188
The Five Mile Press, Australia, 2007. Revised & updated edition  0 
  Tall 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 288pp. index, colour illus. Star maps. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59826  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Comets, Popular Culture and the Birth of Modern Cosmology
Genuth, Sara S.
ISBN: 0691011508
Princeton University Press, USA 1997  1997 
  8vo. hardcover. 364pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, rear board slightly bent. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59142  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Astronomy
Burnham, Robert (editor)
ISBN: 1876778814
Fog City Press 2002  2002 
  Small 8vo laminated boards, hardcover 320pp index, colour illus. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58982  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Astronomy through the Ages: The Story of the Human Attempt to Understand the Universe
Wilson, Robert
ISBN: 0748407480
Taylor & Francis, 1997.  1997 
  8vo. hardcover. 302pp. index, colour illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58983  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets
Massey, Steve
ISBN: 1741100836
New Holland Publishers, Australia, 2003.  2003 
  8vo. softcover. 224pp. index, colour illus. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58984  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Moon and the Western Imagination
Montgomery, Scott L.
ISBN: 0816519897
Arizona 1999  1999 
  Trade paperback. 265pp. Very Good. The Moon is at once a face with a thousand expressions and the archetypal planet. Throughout history it has been gazed upon by people of every culture in every walk of life. From early perceptions of the Moon as an abode of divine forces, humanity has in turn accepted the mathematized Moon of the Greeks, the naturalistic lunar portrait of Jan van Eyck, and the telescopic view of Galileo. Scott Montgomery has produced a richly detailed analysis of how the Moon has been visualized in Western culture through the ages, revealing the faces it has presented to philosophers, writers, artists, and scientists for nearly three millennia. To do this, he has drawn on a wide array of sources that illustrate mankind's changing concept of the nature and significance of heavenly bodies from classical antiquity to the dawn of modern science. Montgomery especially focuses on the seventeenth century, when the Moon was first mapped and its features named. From literary explorations such as Francis Godwin's Man in the Moone and Cyrano de Bergerac's L'autre monde to Michael Van Langren's textual lunar map and Giambattista Riccioli's Almagestum novum, he shows how Renaissance man was moved by the lunar orb, how he battled to claim its surface, and how he in turn elevated the Moon to a new level in human awareness. The effect on human imagination has been cumulative: our idea of the Moon, and therefore the planets, is multilayered and complex, having been enriched by associations played out in increasingly complicated harmonies over time. We have shifted the way we think about the lunar face from a "perfect" body to an earthlike one, with corresponding changes in verbal and visual expression. Ultimately, Montgomery suggests, our concept of the Moon has never wandered too far from the world we know best-the Earth itself. And when we finally establish lunar bases and take up some form of residence on the Moon's surface, we will not be conquering a New World, fresh and mostly unknown, but a much older one, ripe with history. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58972  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Spirit of the Night Sky
Burra, Laksar - Signed.
ISBN: 1876622326
JB Books 2001  2001 
  8vo. Softcover. 67pp. Illustrated. This book aims to give a basic, easy to follow guide to the stars and constellations of Australia's night skies, looking up from down under, interweaving myth, mystery and science from around the world to convey the sense of awe experienced by stargazers past and present. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58662  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Skywatching
Levy, David H.
RD Press Australia 1998  1998 
  4to hardcover 288pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+. / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 57956  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Heavens on Fire: The Great Leonid Meteor Storms
Littmann, Mark
ISBN: 0521624053
Cambridge University Press 1998  1998 
  Large 8vo hardcover 349pp index, b/w illus. very good, missing title page. / very good d/w. Meteor succeeded meteor in such rapid succession that it was impossible to count them; at times the sky seemed full of them, and the earth was illuminated as with a morning light. Eye-witness accounts such as this, and every spectacular detail of the Leonids, the greatest meteor showers of all, can be found in the acclaimed The Heavens on Fire. In this volume, author Mark Littmann vividly tells the history of meteors, and especially the Leonids, whose terrifying beauty established meteor science. He traces the history and mythology of meteors, profiles the fascinating figures whose discoveries advanced the field, and explores how meteors have changed the course of life on Earth. Crisp illustrations capture the excitement of past meteor showers and help elucidate important concepts. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40591  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Meteorites and their origins
McCall, G. J. H. (Gerald Joseph Home)
ISBN: 0858850540
Melbourne Wren 1973  1973 
  8vo hardcover 352pp index, b/w illus. very good, bookplate on fep. / very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26110  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Giotto to the Comets
Calder, Nigel
ISBN: 0952011506
Presswork 1992  1992 
  8vo softcover 223pp very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53525  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Magnificent Desolation - The Long Journey Home From the Moon
Aldrin, Buzz with Ken Abraham
ISBN: 1408804166
Bloomsbury 2010  2010 
  8vo softcover 352pp very good. The flight of Apollo 11 made Aldrin one of the most famous persons on our planet, yet few people know the rest of this true American hero’s story. In Magnificent Desolation, Aldrin not only gives us a harrowing first-person account of the lunar landing that came within seconds of failure and the ultimate insider’s view of life as one of the superstars of America’s space program, he also opens up with remarkable candor about his more personal trials–and eventual triumphs–back on Earth. From the glory of being part of the mission that fulfilled President Kennedy’s challenge to reach the moon before the decade was out, Aldrin returned home to an Air Force career stripped of purpose or direction, other than as a public relations tool that NASA put to relentless use in a seemingly nonstop world tour. The twin demons of depression and alcoholism emerged–the first of which Aldrin confronted early and publicly, and the second of which he met with denial until it nearly killed him. He burned through two marriages, his Air Force career came to an inglorious end, and he found himself selling cars for a living when he wasn’t drunkenly wrecking them. Redemption came when he finally embraced sobriety, gained the love of a woman, Lois, who would become the great joy of his life, and dedicated himself to being a tireless advocate for the future of space exploration–not only as a scientific endeavor but also as a thriving commercial enterprise. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52770  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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To Mars and Beyond: Search for the Origins of Life
Walter, Prof. Malcolm (Editor)
ISBN: 1875460144
Canberra National Museum of Australia 2001.  2001 
  Square 4to. softcover. 132pp. colour illus. Very good+. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51937  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Patrick Moore on Mars
Moore, Patrick
ISBN: 1841880043
Sterling Publishing April 2000  2000 
  8vo softcover 224pp very good. Illustrated with colour photos. Night falls over the equator and Phoebus rises from the west. It takes only 4 1/4 hours for this nearest moon to cross the sky--more than enough time for it to wax from new to full. This is the enduring charm of Mars: the more you learn about it, the stranger it seems. Moore's sober, commonsense tale of discovery cannot help but be as much about the garish Mars of the imagination as it is about the physical planet--and the changes wrought upon that imaginary twin have been truly cataclysmic. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 48909  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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An Australian Geographic Guide to Space Watching
Burnham, Robert; Alan Dyer; Robert Garfinkle; Martin George; Jeff Kanipe; David Levy; . Consultant editor: Dr John O’Byrne
Australian Geographic 2001  2001 
  Tall 8vo. hardcover. 288pp. colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 48004  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge
Tyson, Neil De Grasse (Editor)
ISBN: 1565846028
New Press 2001  2001 
  Large 8vo softcover 256pp colour illus. very good. Leading experts explain the discoveries of modern astrophysics in an illustrated companion to the American Museum of Natural History's newly renovated Rose Center for Earth and Space. Cosmic Horizons illuminates the most recent discoveries of modern astrophysics with essays by leading astronomers, including NASA scientists. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41737  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Supernova! the Exploding Star of 1987
Goldsmith, Donald
ISBN: 0312026471
St Martins Press 1989  1989 
  8vo hardcover 221pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41403  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Centauri Dreams; Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration
Gilster, Paul
Copernicus Books, New York, 2004  2004 
  8vo. hardcover. 302pp. index. fine. / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39030  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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House in Space
Cooper, Henry S F
ISBN: 0207957223
London : Angus and Robertson 1977  1977 
  8vo hardcover 184pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38560  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Images of the Universe
Stott, Carole (Editor)
ISBN: 0521424194
Cambridge ; New York Cambridge University Press 1991  1991 
  4to softcover 245pp colour & b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37012  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Names of the Stars
Webb, E. J.; Edited & intro by Bulmer-Thomas, Ivor ; Memoir by Webb, Clement C. J.
Nisbet & Co., Ltd., London, 1952  1952 
  8vo. hardcover. 206pp. index, b/w plates. Very good, spine faded. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
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Window In the Sky
Lawton, A T
ISBN: 0715377574
David Charles 1979  1979 
  8vo hardcover 223pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's initials on fep. / very good d/w. Astronomical bodies. Observation from space vehicles. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Big Splat, or How Our Moon Came to be: A Violent Natural History
Mackenzie, Dana
ISBN: 0471150576
Wiley 2003  2003 
  8vo. hardcover. 232pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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UNCOVERING THE SECRETS OF THE RED PLANET: MARS.
Raeburn, Paul : Foreword and Commentary by Matt Golombeck
ISBN: 0792273737
Washington, DC: National Geographic Society. August, 1998: First Edition, First Printing (stated)  0 
  large 4to. Hardcover. 232 pp illustrated with 125+ color, b&w photos, computer-generated pictures, breathtaking 8 page, panoramic 3-D gatefold; two pair 3-D viewing glasses in pocket affixed to rear pastedown (never used). Near fine / vg+ d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Apollo and the Universe. Selected Lectures on the U.S. Manned Space Flight Programme and selected fields of modern physics and cosmology
Butler S T (ed)
Sydney. Shakespeare Head Press. 1967. First edition  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 422pp. b/w illus. very good/good, chipped d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Earth’s Aura
Young, Louise B.
Alfred A. Knopf New York 1977. First Edition.  0 
  Large 8vo. 305pp. index. + colour plates. illus. endpapers. very good+. / very good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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The Australian Guide to Stargazing
Thompson, Gregg D.
ISBN: 1863023194
Lansdowne 1 Jan 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 128pp near fine. Illustrated with colour photographs, b&w photographs and some line diagrams. A complete reference manual to observing the southern Milky Way, coloured Stars, Star clusters, Nebulae, Galaxies, the planets, the moon, shooting stars, comets and using telescopes. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Atlas of the Solar System
Yenne, Bill
ISBN: 0861243382
Bison Books 1987  1987 
  Oblong 4to. hardcover. 192p. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with small tear at top of spine. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Beyond Earth: Mapping the Universe
Devorkin, David
ISBN: 0792264673
National Geographic. 2002  2002 
  4to. hardcover. 256pp. colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Night Skies. The art of deep space.
Malin, David
Sydmey, The British Council. 1998.  1998 
  Square 8vo. softcover. 60pp. colour illus. near fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Atlas of the Solar System
Hardy, David A.
ISBN: 1850520496
Peerage Books, London, 1986. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. . 95 pages. Dust jacket has minor blemishes. No inscriptions. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 1850520496. ISBN/EAN: 9781850520498. Inventory No: 12030110. Near Fine
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
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The Solar System and Back
Asimov, Isaac
Discus, USA, 1972. Reprint
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 253 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 12050047. Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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From Vinland to Mars - a thousand years of exploration
Lewis, Richard S
ISBN: 9780812906479
Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co, New York, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light wear & tear and discolouration to dust wrapper. Light age and reading wear. 436 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Exploration; Astronomy; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0812906470. ISBN/EAN: 9780812906479. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53760. Very Good Condition
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
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Managing Martians
Donna Shirley with Danelle Morton,
ISBN: 9780767902403
Broadway Books, New York, 1998. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First. Used hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 276pp. Without packaging this book weighs 570g. The extraordinary story of a woman's lifelong quest to 'get to Mars' - and of the team behind the space robot that has captured the imaginaton of the world. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Space Exploration; ISBN: 0767902408. ISBN/EAN: 9780767902403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001448. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Cygnus Mystery ~ Unlocking the Ancient Secrets of Life’s Origins in the Cosmos
Collins, Andrew
ISBN: 9781842932025
Watkins Publishinh, London, 2006. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 350 pages. Dust Jacket un-clipped. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. ISBN: 1842932020. ISBN/EAN: 9781842932025. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52344. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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First On The Moon: A Voyage With Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr
Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr written by Gene Farmer and Dora Jane Hamblin,
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. First on the Moon is the exclusive story of Apollo 11 and the always thrilling and historic personal experiences of the three astronauts who put man on the moon. Afterword by Arthur C. Clarke. 511 pages. Light tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Space Exploration; United States; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 233588. Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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A More Perfect Heaven : How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos
Sobel, Dava
ISBN: 1408818000
Bloomsbury London 2011 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy with lightly bumped corners.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Planets
Sobel, Dava
ISBN: 0670034460
Viking U.S.A. 2005 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" book from the bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter.  As New/As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Sun : A Biography
Whitehouse, David
ISBN: 0470092963
John Wiley & Sons, UK, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Minor edgewear to jacket. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. ISBN: 0470092963. ISBN/EAN: 9780470092965. Fine Condition
Price: 14.90 (AUD)
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Stars & Planets
David H. Levy - Editor,
ISBN: 1740893727
Weldon Owen, Australia, 1996. 
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . How did the universe begin? Which Planet is like a boiling cauldron? Why does the tail of a comet trail through space? How do the planets stay in orbit around the sun? How is a star born from clouds of gas and dust?Stars and Planets is part of Discoveries, a dynamic new reference series for children. Atmospheric illustrations, strong photographs and lively text engage and encourage readers to discover for themselves the world around them. Titles from Natural History, Our World, Science and Technology and Our Past cover an exciting span of subjects: from the colour and splendour of Ancient Egypt to the intriguing world of Mammals. A four-page foldout in each title reveals a dramatic, and perhaps unexpected, perspective. 56 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Education; ISBN: 1740893727. ISBN/EAN: 9781740893725. Inventory No: 233705. Very Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Starland of the South
McNair, W.A.,
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1950. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. . 10 full page plates. 2 previous owners have written inscriptions on ffep. Covers have shelf wear as well as marking and bumping. Foxing to extremities. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007630. Good
Price: 10.54 (AUD)
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