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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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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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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)
Book Number: 63142  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 33398  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 62661  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 4396  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 20541  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 6753  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 55800  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 55357  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 59424  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 22156  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Constellations Pocket Guide, The: The 2005-2006 Edition
Dibon-Smith, Richard
ISBN: 0968415717
Clear Skies Publishing Company Toronto, Canada 2005 2005-2006 Edition
 Softcover Softcover, pocket sized, second printing, 224gms, 299 pages. Using current astonomical information, this star guide is one of the most accurate and up-to-date guides on the market. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA58  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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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)
Book Number: 023661  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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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)
Book Number: 027956  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Australian Backyard Astronomy
Bhathal, R. S. & Bhathal, Jenny
ISBN: 9780642276322
National Library of Australia, 2007.  2007 
  Small 4to. softcover. 132pp. index, colour illus. fine. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63389  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Stargazer: The Life and Times of the Telescope
Watson, Fred
ISBN: 1865086584
Sydney; Allen & Unwin; 2004  2004 
  8vo. hardcover. 342pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63381  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Coming of Age in the Milky Way
Ferris, Timothy
ISBN: 0060535954
Perennial 2003.  2003 
  8vo. softcover. 510pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63382  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Alice and the Space Telescope
Professor Malcolm S. Longair
ISBN: 0801828317
The Johns Hopkins University Press  1989 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 198 pp.  Fine/Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43398  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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A Down to Earth Guide to the Cosmos
Mark Thompson
ISBN: 0593070364
Bantam Press  2013 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 293 pp. Unread copy.  Fine/Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43518  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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WORLDS IN SPACE
Caidin, Martin
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1954 
 Hardcover Index, plates show futuristic versions of spacecraft and travel. 600gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages Very Good with no dust jacket; Bumped corners, light foxing
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30933  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Australian Astronomer John Tebbutt: The Life and Work of the Man on the $100 note.
Bhathal, Ragbir.
ISBN: 0864175221
Kangaroo Press, Sydney, Kenthurst, 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 111pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63759  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Music of the Spheres: The Material Universe from Atom to Quasar, Simply Explained
Murchie, Guy
ISBN: 9780091391119
Hutchinson,  1979. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. 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. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0091391113. ISBN/EAN: 9780091391119. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21373. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21373  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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La Obra Forma de la Tierra de Abraham Bar Hiyya Ha-Bargeloni
Vallicrosa, Jose M. Millas
Instituto Arias Montano,  1956. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Quarto. Text is in Spanish. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Covers are have foxing and small chips and tears but otherwise in sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Spanish Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21761. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 21761  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Wonders of the Night Sky
Zigel, F.
mir,  1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This is the first edition in the English language. 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, without tears or chips or other damage, other than foxing here and there. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges browned slightly. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19101. Very Good Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 19101  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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Great Ideas and Theories of Modern Cosmology
Singh, Jagjit
Constable,  1961. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/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. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6206. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6206  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Life Beyond Earth
Ferris, Timothy
ISBN: 0684849372
Simon & Schuster Trade New York, Ny, U. S. A. 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 222p, index, glossy pictorial work. New book light shelfwear to top and base of jacket. 1300g weight. ; 4to As New in As New dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5653  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Direction Finding Without Instruments
Shimeld, Lieut. J. A.
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1943.  1943 
  Oblong 12mo. cloth covered boards. 84pp. b/w illus. Very good, small bump to top corner, page edges toned. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63893  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015932  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Managing Martians
Donna Shirley with Danelle Morton,
ISBN: 0767902408
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 kilogram. 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)
Book Number: 001448  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Time, Knowledge and the Nebulae; an introduction to the meanings of Time in physics, astronomy, and philosophy, and the relativities of Einstein and of Milne
Johnson, Martin,
Faber & Faber, London, 1945. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 189 pages, photographic frontispiece, bibliography, subject index. Printed dust wrapper. what remains of the dust jacket is just held together, refer to the attached picture. (and in the 2nd photograph you can see how the binding is sound, even though a little faded where the dust jacket is missing. previous owner's detail at the top of the front end page and at the middle of the inside of the front cover. The book is otherwise free of annotation. And in very good order. This volume preceded the Dover publications by 2 years. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0260793. Very Good Condition
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Time and the Universe A New Basis for Cosmology
Arnot, F. L. ( Frederick Latham ) 1904-1940,
Australasian Medical Publishing Co Ltd, Sydney, 1941. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 250 g; 76 pages, with photographic frontispiece, and three text figures. Published posthumously. There is on the top edge one small foxing spot, and on page 63 a small (quarter inch) tear which has the appearance of being a publisher's error. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0221885. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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H. V. McKay Melbourne Planetarium Planisphere
Institute of Applied Science of Victoria,
Institute of Applied Science of Victoria, Melbourne, 1980. no indication
 Stapled Stapled. Very Good Condition/. no indication. a small piece of ephemera probably given out at the Melbourne planetarium in the late 1960s or early 1970s (the main advertiser changed their name in 1982).(And the phone number of the planetarium is only 6 digits, which helps to possibly place it around 1966) Very slight rubbing of the edges of the printed card, two staples contain the circular sky chart which revolves on a central brass rivet. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0237806. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Aviation and Space Museums of America
Allen, Jon L.,
ISBN: 0668034262
Arco Publications, New York, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. , with appendix. A survey pictorially of 57 collections of aerospace artefacts -- from Vintage and World War II planes to Apollo moon craft in museums in the North American continent, offering information on the artefacts displayed and each Museum, directions to the museums, and where applicable the hours of opening, and entry fees at the time of writing. The book is illustrated profusely with black-and-white photographs, mainly full-page, and has a colour illustrated dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is badly rubbed on both front and rear panels, with chipping to the bottom left-hand of the rear panel, and short tears at the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 288 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: reference; aviation; America; astronomy. ISBN: 0668034262. ISBN/EAN: 9780668034265. Inventory No: 0237312. Very Good Condition
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A Star Called the Sun
Gamow, George,
Pelican Books (Penguin), Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1967. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. reprint. illustrated with black-and-white plates (12), & 42 text figures. Clean copy, the only damage being a slight darkening and spotting of the top edge of the text block. A book from the 60s dealing with Earth's light source – the sun. This is the first Penguin edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 6], VII like a XIII, 3], 3-208, [2] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; Inventory No: 0261694. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Cosmic Adventure: a Renegade Astronomer’s Guide to Our World and Beyond
Berman, Bob.,
ISBN: 0688144950
William Morrow, New York, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Alan McKnight – illustrations. First Edition. A clean copy, no damage to describe with matching dust jacket. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings. In this collection of 26 profound – to – outrageous essays, the author takes us on a guided tour of the universe in all its perplexity, mystery and majesty – along with use of contemporary earth life in all its lunacy. The author enables readers to view astronomy in a broader context – and to look at facts, discoveries, concepts and awesome wonders of the universe with a new understanding. – Paraphrasing the dust jacket blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 256 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Alan McKnight – illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. ISBN: 0688144950. ISBN/EAN: 9780688144951. Inventory No: 0274444. Very Good Condition
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Newton; Understanding the Cosmos (New Horizons)
Maury, Jean-Pierre,
ISBN: 0500300232
Thames & Hudson Ltd, London, 1992. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. Alexander Pope did not exaggerate. Newton's extraordinary mind drew together all the scientific knowledge of his day and moulded into a theory that accounted for almost every observable fact. From the fall of an apple to the movements of the planets and the colours of the rainbow he was there and stop the book is clean, and has no damage. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 144 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; astronomy. ISBN: 0500300232. ISBN/EAN: 9780500300237. Inventory No: 0252980. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Venus in Transit
Maor, Eli,
ISBN: 0691115893
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2004. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. In 2004, Venus crossed the sun's face for the first time since 1882. Some did not bother to step outside. Others planned for years, reserving tickets to see the transit in its entirety. But even this group of astronomers and experience seekers were attracted not by scientific purpose but by the event's beauty, rarity, and perhaps -- after this book -- history. For previous sky-watchers, though, transits afforded the only chance to determine the all-important astronomical unit: the mean distance between earth and sun. Eli Maor tells the intriguing tale of the five Venus transits previously observed and the fantastic efforts made to record them. Throughout, Maor guided readers to the then upcoming Venus transits in 2004 and 2012, opportunities to witness a phenomenon seen by no living person and not to be repeated until 2117 Full number line. Size: Trade Paperback. XIV, 195, [7] pages, in colour illustrated softcover binding, illustrated throughout with diagrams, and drawings, and some black-and-white photographs. The number of appendices, bibliography, index. Apart from a marking pen stripe on the bottom edge there is no damage to describe.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0691115893. ISBN/EAN: 9780691115894. Inventory No: 0257321. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Spacecam; In Co-Operation With NASA
Hope, Terry,
ISBN: 0715321641
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 1.5 kg; 256 pages, illustrated with colour and black-and-white photography. The book is secondhand, and is slightly rubbed at the bottom right-hand corner of the front cover, and there is some movement in the stitches that bind the book. Each of the pictures is accompanied by text explaining generally when the picture was taken, and the circumstances. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Photography; Astronomy; Cosmology; ISBN: 0715321641. ISBN/EAN: 9780715321645. Inventory No: 0273545. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Managing Martians
Donna Shirley with Danelle Morton,
ISBN: 0767902408
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 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; ISBN: 0767902408. ISBN/EAN: 9780767902403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001448. Very Good
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Measuring the Cosmos
David H Clark and Matthew D H Clark,
ISBN: 0813534046
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 kilogram. 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
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The Cygnus Mystery ~ Unlocking the Ancient Secrets of Life’s Origins in the Cosmos
Collins, Andrew
ISBN: 1842932020
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 kilogram. 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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Looking for Life: Searching the Solar System
Clancy, Andrew Brack and Gerda Horneck, Paul
ISBN: 0521824508
Cambridge Univ. Press, UK, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Minor marks to boards. Board corners lightly bumped. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Remainder mark to top or bottom edge. ISBN: 0521824508. ISBN/EAN: 9780521824507. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Physics of Comets
Swamy, K.S. Krishna
ISBN: 9810226322
World Scientific Publishing Co, Singapore, 1997. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Edition. Small tear to jacket. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 9810226322. ISBN/EAN: 9789810226329. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics: Volume 2 : Stellar Atmospheres
Bohm-Vitense, Erika
ISBN: 0521348706
Cambridge Univ. Press, UK, 1997. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0521348706. ISBN/EAN: 9780521348706. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery and the Genius of the Royal Society
Bryson, Edited by Bill,
William Morrow, USA, 2010. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Light edgewear and small tear to jacket. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN/EAN: 9780061999765. Fine Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Royal Observatory Greenwich, Its History and Work
Maunder, E. Walter
Religious Tract Society, London 1900.  1900 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. gilt edges. 320pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 50.00 (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: 11.48 (AUD)
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Astronomical Memoirs.
Tebbutt, John
ISBN: 0949694088
Hawkesbury Shire Council, Windsor 1986.  1986 
  Large 8vo. softcover. 154pp. b/w illus. Good, crease on front cover corner. A reprint of the 1908 edition with an introduction by Graeme White. Additional material compiled by Hawkesbury Shire Council Library Service. 
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The Apollo Adventure; The Making of the Apollo Space Program and the Movie Apollo 13
Kluger, Jeffrey,
ISBN: 0752206648
Boxtree, London, 1995. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XXII, 200 pages, foreword by Ron Howard, Prologue, appendix, glossary and author's notes. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece showing the actors from the movie Apollo 13 -- Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and black-and-white line drawings from the Apollo space program and colour photographs ( as well as black-and-white ] from the making of the movie Apollo 13. Photographic front cover, showing a picture of the earth as seen from the moon with a small Apollo shuttle and superimposed upon that it photographs of the actor, Tom Hanks. Gray and white writing to the front panel and white to the spine. A little rubbing and creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. The remains of a sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. There has been a triangular crease to the lower left hand corner of the back panel. In 1970 the Apollo 13 mission to the moon nearly ended in catastrophe when an explosion rocked the spacecraft. With ingenuity and courage the three astronauts made it safely back to earth in the lunar module. This book celebrates not only this momentous event but the entire Apollo space program from Apollo 1 in 1967 through to Apollo 17 in 1972. It also gives a background to the making of the movie based on the Apollo 13 mission. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 0752206648. ISBN/EAN: 9780752206646. Inventory No: 0104616. Good
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Science a History; 1543-2001
Gribbin, John,
ISBN: 0713995033
Allen Lane, London, 2002. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. list of illustrations, acknowledgements, introduction by author, bibliography and index. Dark blue coloured endpapers. Faux silk place marker with some fraying at the edge. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white and gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The story of science from the Renaissance through to 2001. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XXII, [2 close for a bracket 3-646, [4] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Book is in very good condition with minimal signs of age and wear.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0713995033. ISBN/EAN: 9780713995039. Inventory No: 0118282. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Astronomical Insights
Pockley, Peter – Editor,
The Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. preface by Doctor Peter Pockley. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and illustrations. The book is divided into different subjects – and each subject has been written by an expert in its field; e. g., The Life Cycle of the Stars by Professor Olin Eggen. Photographic card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A small book put out in 1970 on astronomical developments within Australia by experts in their fields. Creasing to the book corners with a larger crease to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. Rubbing to the book edges, backstrip edges and book panels. Sunning to the panels with light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 80 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy. Inventory No: 0118198. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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A Decade of Decision
Hoyle, Fred ,
The Scientific Book Club, London, 1955. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Book Club Edition. Green coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and to the backstrip. "In this challenging new book, with its alarming warning about the prospect before the world, he (the author) bestrides all sciences. He considers the problems of this atomic age, the chances of survival of our nation, and the wider issue of the chances of survival of our whole present-day civilisation." – from front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the backstrip edges with bumping of the book corners and rubbing of the lower book edges. Some faint fading to the top edge of the book with Browning and foxing of the textblock edges. Foxing to the first few in the last few pages of the book with light browning of the pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Some small pieces missing from the top dustwrapper edge with a 3.5 " tear to the top left-hand corner of the rear panel. Browning and foxing of the dustwrapper, also to the verso. The remains of a sticker can be seen to be backstrip, which also shows fading. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], IX - X, [2-175, [3] pages,pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0118072. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Philips’ Chart of the Stars
Tancock, E. O. – Editor,
ISBN: 0540023795
George Philip Printers, London, 1971. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. A multi-leaved Star Chart, which is illustrated with various stars and their relative position in the sky. Illustrated card cover with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel. The title says it all. Creasing to the lower chart corners with rubbing of the chart panels. The internal star chart is a little creased but undamaged. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; ISBN: 0540023795. ISBN/EAN: 9780540023790. Inventory No: 0117339. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Watches of the Stars; The Scientific Revolution
Moore, Patrick,
ISBN: 0718112857
Michael Joseph, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. foreword by author, list of colour plates, chronology of the scientific revolution, index and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, showing Arabian astronomers practising the art, former would cut of 1513. The title page is illustrated with Galileo's drawing of the Pleiades from Siderius Nuncius (The Starry Messenger), fairness, 1610. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white illustrations, star charts and 24 coloured plates. Navy blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed illustration of an Astrolabe to the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), showing astronomy – early 16th century French tapestry, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This is a look at a intense 150 year period from 1543, when Copernicus first hypothesise his radical idea that the Earth was not the centre of the universe and that it actually revolved around the sun, to Sir Isaac Newton. In between those two great scientists were Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Galileo. It is also the story of great personal cost and of the slow disintegration of the church's power. A hint of rubbing it to the book edges. Ruffling of the dustwrapper edges and light rubbing of the dustwrapper panels. Faint fading to the backstrip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (4), 5-239, (1) pages,. The spine of the jacket has lost colour. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; History. ISBN: 0718112857. ISBN/EAN: 9780718112851. Inventory No: 0112658. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man’s Changing Vision of the Universe (Pelican Books)
Koestler, Arthur,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, Britain, 1968. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. preface by author, Introduction by Herbert Butterfield, selected bibliography, notes and index. Illustrated paperback binding with white and blue coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. "A thought-provoking account of the scientific achievements and lives of cosmologists from the Babylonians to Newton." -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. Some Chipping to the back strip corners with light browning to the text block edges and pages. Foxing and staining to the first few and last few pages of the book. Previous owner's initials to the top edge of the half title page. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 623, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0122181. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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This Wild Abyss; The Story of the Men Who Made Modern Astronomy
Christianson, Gale E.,
ISBN: 0029056608
The Free Press, New York, 1979. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. 685 g.; XVIII, 462 pages, preface by author, appendix, notes, selected bibliography and index stop the text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography/illustrations between page 238 and 239. Colour photographic cover with yellow background, with red, blue and white titles to the front panel and blue and white titles to the backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Fading to the backstrip. Browning, bank foxing and a few marks to the text block edges. Light age toning of the internal text. A history of astronomy from ancient times to the 17th century and Isaac Newton. Size: Large Format Paperback. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0029056608. ISBN/EAN: 9780029056608. Inventory No: 0109956. Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Poetic Retribution from Mars
Abanteriba, Sylvester,
ISBN: 1920785671
Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2007. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Paperback Edition. Colour photographic card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. When a South African moon mission fails to make a landing on moon, it also fails to make a re-entry into Earth's atmosphere. Catapulted back, the scientists on board are surely to die – except they unexpectedly land on Mars. "What the travellers find, however is dramatically at odds with what was previously known about this planet. What's small, there is life on Mars, and it's not happy with what it's heard about Earth. The crew of South Africa One return from Mars with a dire ultimatum, only to find the governments of earth do not take lightly to space-Borland amounts. But in the wall of the planets, does earth had any chance of surviving? Doesn't even deserve to?" -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners, with multiple creases to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. There is a vertical crease that runs halfway the length of the front panel. Size: Trade Paperback. 572, [4] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Mars; ISBN: 1920785671. ISBN/EAN: 9781920785673. Inventory No: 0119926. Very Good Condition
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2008 AUSTRALIAN SKY GUIDE
Lomb, Nick
ISBN: 9781863171236
Powerhouse Publishing Sydney  
 Paperback As new, never read. "Celestial equivalent of a street directory" information on all the planets with the latest findings from spacecraft and earth-based telescopes. Highlights for 2008, moon and tide charts. 250gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages Very Good+
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