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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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Beyond The Observatory
Harlow Shapley,
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Here is a collection of lively essays: Ten Revelations; Breathing the Future; Life among the Dwarfs; Six Notes on Planets and Life; Life and Hope in the Psychoziac era; Thirty Deductions from a Glimmer of Star Light; Out of the Whirlwind; Apologies to a Comet; The Five Beats of my own Apocalypse; On the Prolonging of Civilization; The scientist Outside the Laboratory. 222 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Astronomy; United States; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 230776. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 230776  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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Pathways to the Gods: The Mystery of the Andes Lines
Morrison, Tony
ISBN: 0859550532
Book Club Associates Great Britain 1979 Book Club Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, book club edition, 650g, 208pgs. What are the strange lines in the Andes, drawn eerily straight for distances of up to 20 miles? This book poses an answer to an archaeological mystery that has captured the public imagination. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear. There is a small tear to the dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISARC22  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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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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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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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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Calendars and Constellations of the Ancient World
Plunket, Emmeline
ISBN: 1859584888
Senate London 1997 
 Paperback A well-read copy with some wear and creasing to wraps, age-tanned pages and fore-edges, internally unmarked, binding tight.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018318  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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Starland of the South
McNair, W.A.,
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1950. 
  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. 
Price: 10.71 (AUD)
Book Number: 007630  Bookseller: Bong Bong Books
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The Astronomer’s Universe
Bok, Bart J. Prof,
Melbourne University Press, Parkville, Melbourne, 1959. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Reset Edition . 300 g; XII, 108 pages, indexed, with a selected bibliography, and illustrated with 16 black-and-white plates, and 7 in text figures. In original hardcover binding, with a photographic illustrated dustjacket. Previous owner's name and offset tanning to the front free end page, trace of dustiness to the top edge of the text block. The dustjacket has a 1 inch tear bottom left of the rear panel, half inch tear bottom right of the front panel, 1 inch tear top right of the front panel, and rubbing and chipping across the top edge of the jacket. Now protected. Based on lectures given of the Campbell University College, October 1957 and at the summer school University of Sydney, January 19 5800 the auspices of the Nuclear Research Foundation, the 1st 3 chapters are mainly factual, the observation speaking for themselves, and in the final chapter we enter the realm of theory and speculation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0233717. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0233717  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Skylab explores the earth. (NASA SP; 380)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
NASA, Washington, 1977. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and line Drawings. First Edition. 2.2 kg; XII, 520 pages, includes glossary, standard where the symbols, and photograph index. Colour illustrated end page maps, of the front showing Africa Europe and the Americas, the other at the rear showing the remaining parts of the world. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, and line drawings highlighting features, as well as colour photographs with over printing showing features. In original photographic illustrated cloth covered boards, showing minimal signs of rubbing to the tips. Trace of foxing to the top right-hand corner of both the half title and title pages, otherwise internally the book is clean. The area is considered in the book Desert Sand Seas, global tectonics, geological features in southwestern north America, volcanoes and volcanic land forms, the Manicouagan impact structure observed from Skylab, snow mapping, cultural features and vegetation patterns. . Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and line Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Space Exploration; Inventory No: 0221578. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0221578  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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)
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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. 
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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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)
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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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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)
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Ages in Chaos; a Reconstruction of Ancient History from the Exodus to King Akhnaton
Velikovsky, Immanuel,
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1952. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. First Edition. "Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, London", is pasted over "Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, New York 1952". xxiv, 350pp., ix (review excerpts for "Worlds in Collision.", Map endpapers with bookseller stamp on front paste down.Taking for the starting point the simultaneity of physical catastrophes described in the book of Exodus and in Egyptian documents, Dr. Velikovsky's reconstruction places before the reader this question " Are six hundred years missing in Israel's history, or have six hundred years crept into Egypt's history" Decorated dustwrapper which is badly chipped at spine, with chipping, small tears and creasing to the rest. now in protective library plastic. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; New Age & Alternative. Inventory No: 0262994. 
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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
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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)
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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)
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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
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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 $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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20th Century Discovery: The Planets
Asimov, Isaac
ISBN: 0552540137
Transworld Publishers, Great Britain, 1971. 
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Good/. . 125 pages. Edgewear to covers. Tanned pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0552540137. ISBN/EAN: 9780552540131. Inventory No: 12050030. Good
Price: 8.00 (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 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. 
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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
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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
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The Elements of Astronomy for Surveyors
R. W. Chapman,
Charles Griffin, London, 1953. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. . Used hardback. Pencil scribble to ffep - partially rubbed out. No torn or missing pages. Some surface wear to outer boards. Fifth edition revised and enlarged by J B Mackie. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Engineering, Industrial, Trade; Astronomy; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000811. Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Sleepwalkers
Arthur Koestler,
Hutchinson, London, 1959. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. First. No internal inscriptions. Some age discolouration to closed pages and some minor shelfwear. Dustwrapper is price clipped and is missing a couple of small pieces at extremities - is about 85 - 90% complete. Some rubbing to edges of dustwrapper. 624 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000419. Very Good
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the lieutenant
Grenville, Kate,
ISBN: 1921351780
Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. apart from the yellowing of the page edges owing to the type of paper used, there is no damage to describe. Dust jacket is without damage. The novel was inspired by the note books of William Dawes, and the author is created a character soldier and astronomer who was always an outsider, and on the 1st Fleet, sets up an observatory away from the main camp and has Aboriginal people soon visiting his isolated promontory – and extraordinary friendship forms. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8] 308, [4] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Astronomy; 18th-century; ISBN: 1921351780. ISBN/EAN: 9781921351785. Inventory No: 0268755. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Great Melbourne Telescope
Gillespie, Richard,
ISBN: 192183305X
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 2011. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographs & drawings. First Edition. "Designed by leading British astronomers and erected at Melbourne Observatory in 1869, the telescope was the second largest telescope in the world. It was designed to explore the nebulae in the southern skies. Were the nebulae really clouds of gas, the birthplace of stars, or were they distant clusters of stars? Only a large telescope could help resolve this question. For Melburnians in the 1870s and 1880s, the telescope was tangible evidence of Melbourne's claim to being the leading metropolis of the southern hemisphere. The telescope became a symbol of Marvellous Melbourne. Incredibly, the telescope had a second and third life; transferred to Mount Stromlo Observatory near Canberra in 1945, it was rebuilt for new astronomical projects. In the 1990s it detected compeling evidence of dark matter. Now returned to Melbourne, it is being restored for a new life. Few telescopes in the world have had such a rich history." -- Back cover. clean copy with no damage to describe, no annotations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 192 pages. Illustrator: photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; engineering, Industrial, Trade. ISBN: 192183305X. ISBN/EAN: 9781921833052. Inventory No: 0271361. Very Good Condition
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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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Philips’ Chart of the Stars
Tancock, E. O. – Editor,
ISBN: 0540023795
George Philip Printers, London, 1971. Reprint
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). 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
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Fire on Earth: In Search of the Doomsday Asteroid
Gribbin, john and Gribbin, Mary,
ISBN: 068481689X
Simon & Schuster, London, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by authors, and further reading. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Minor bumping to the head and heel of the backstrip. Light browning to the text block edges and to the internal pages. This book is an ex-library book and has a library stamp on the title page and library details on the verso, otherwise no other stamps or other markings noted. On both the front and rear paste downs the remains of tape can be seen. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Fred Gambino, with red and white writing on the front panel and Spiner. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. The dustwrapper is protected by library sleeving and on both the front and rear fold over panels there is a small piece of tape still in situ. A well-researched and authoritative study of the history of asteroid and comet impacts on the Earth, and an examination of scientific knowledge to protect the planet in the future. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 268 pages, last 4 blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Conservation ; ISBN: 068481689X. ISBN/EAN: 9780684816890. Inventory No: 0105028. Good Condition (ex-library)
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AAS-NASA Symposium on the Physics of Solar Flares: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the Goddard Space Flight Centre, Greenbelt, Maryland, October 28-30, 1963
Hess, Wilmot N. [ Editor ],
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1963. First American Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First American Edition. 1.2 kilos; X, 465 pages, introduction by editor, appendix. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, figures, tables and line drawings. Blue and white coloured front cover with blue-and-white NASA logo to the lower right hand corner of the front panel and the lower spine edge. Light and dark blue writing to the front panel and light blue writing to the spine. Rubbing to the book corners and to the book edges. There has been multiple creases to the spine along with fading. Some chipping to the top and bottom spine edges. Marking and fading to the book panels. Previous owner's name to the top right-hand corner of the front cover. A hint of foxing to the first few pages of the book and there is a distinct musty smell in the book is opened. Also inserted loosely is the original order for the book from the original owner from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska. A bound version of papers discussed and proceedings from the 1963 symposium on the physics of solar flares held at Goddard Space Flight Centre in Maryland. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0104797. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Bowl of Night; The Physical Universe and Scientific Thought
Dickson, F.P.,
Philips Technical Library, The Netherlands, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Ex-Library/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. 600 g.; (5), VI-IX, [ 4), 2-228 pages, foreword by Professor H. Bondi, preface by author, two appendices, name index and subject index. The text is illustrated with 12 black-and-white photographs and nine illustrations. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed publisher's logo to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the lower book edges and to the top backstrip corners. Offset tanning to the endpapers and age toning to the internal text. A previous owner has placed underlining annotations throughout the book, some in blue ink. This is an ex-library book and the due date and pocket are still afixed to the rear endpapers. Photographic dustwrapper with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. The library details are affixed to the lower backstrip edge. " Cosmology lends itself, more than any other field of science to the understanding of the nature of scientific thought and the philosophy which is involved. The author of this eminently enjoyable book lectures in cosmology as an aspect of the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of New South Wales; he has approached the subject on historical and conceptual basis, with emphasis on the kinds of ideas involved, the development of theories and concepts, and the interplay of theory and observation." -- From the front fold over panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy ; Astronomy; Science ; Lectures ; Inventory No: 0111360. Ex-Library
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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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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 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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A Star Called the Sun
Gamow, George,
Macmillan & Co. Ltd., London, 1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. index. Illustrated endpapers showing a mediaeval astrology chart. At the beginning of the text. There are two colour photographs, one showing relative position of the sun and the other showing a stellar rainbow. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and black and white line drawings. Navy blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bright yellow coloured tint to the top textblock edge. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and yellow on white coloured titles to the backstrip. A book from the 60s dealing with Earth's light source – the sun. Minor softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges and there are a few marks to the pages. Chipping, with loss to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Small tears to the top dustwrapper edge with dissociated creasing. There is a 2 inch tear to the lower right hand corner of the rear panel and creasing of the lower edges. Rubbing of the panels with stains and marks to the rear panel. Light browning to the verso of the dustwrapper and the rear panel shows bleeding of the cloth colour – due to moisture application. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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: 0120858. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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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 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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A Star Called the Sun
Gamow, George,
Macmillan & Co. Ltd., London, 1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. index. Illustrated endpapers showing a mediaeval astrology chart. At the beginning of the text. There are two colour photographs, one showing relative position of the sun and the other showing a stellar rainbow. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and black and white line drawings. Navy blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bright yellow coloured tint to the top textblock edge. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and yellow on white coloured titles to the backstrip. A book from the 60s dealing with Earth's light source – the sun. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. There is a small amount of white paper residue to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel – from the dustwrapper which has slightly stuck. Light age toning of the textblock edges. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. There is a small triangular tear to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and there is rubbing and some marks to the dustwrapper panels. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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: 0116971. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Red Limit: The Search for the Edge of the Universe
Ferris, Timothy,
ISBN: 0688031765
William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Preface by author, introduction by Carl Sagan, glossary, selected bibliography and index. Red coloured endpages. The text is illustrated with two, of eight pages each, black-and-white photography. 1/4 black coloured cloth covered boards with metallic red coloured titles. 3/4 red coloured boards with embossed design to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and red coloured titles to the back strip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear panel. "This marvellous, vastly intelligent book is about the major discoveries in astronomy and cosmology in our time and about the men and women who made these discoveries." – from front fold over panel blurb. A little rubbing of the book corners and softening of the back strip edges. Age toning of the text block edges with foxing also present. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 7 - 287, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0688031765. ISBN/EAN: 9780688031763. Inventory No: 0124495. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Thinker’s Library, N0. 128: Astronomy for Beginners
Davidson, Martin,
Watts & Co., London, 1948. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. preface by author, and index. The text is illustrated with figures and black-and-white illustrations. Red coloured cloth covered boards with black illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel with black coloured titles. Black coloured titles to the backstrip. A book about astronomy, written in the 40s, for the beginner. On the verso of the title page other words, "This Book Is Produced and Complete Conformity With the Authorised Economy Standards" Softening and rubbing of the backstrip with bumping of the book corners and rubbing of the lower book corners. There is a slight cock of the spine. Rubbing along the front spine gutter edge. Browning and faint foxing of the textblock edges. Light browning and heavier foxing to the endpapers and browning of the pages. original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Size: Small Hardcover. 150 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0116171. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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