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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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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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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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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 6" - 7" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007630. Good
Price: 10.88 (AUD)
Book Number: 007630  Bookseller: Bong Bong 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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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)
Book Number: 12050030  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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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 kilogram. 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)
Book Number: 000811  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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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)
Book Number: 52344  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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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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Stargazer - the life and times of the telescope - author inscribed
Watson, Fred
ISBN: 1865086584
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2004. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. No torn or missing pages. No internal inscriptions except for author's inscription on first white page. 342 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 1865086584. ISBN/EAN: 9781865086583. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53784. Very Good Condition
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53784  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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From Vinland to Mars - a thousand years of exploration
Lewis, Richard S
ISBN: 0812906470
Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co, New York, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light wear & tear and discolouration to dust wrapper. Light age and reading wear. 436 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Exploration; Astronomy; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0812906470. ISBN/EAN: 9780812906479. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53760. Very Good Condition
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53760  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Optical Astronomy - Changing Horizons : Progress of Science Series
Ronan, Colin A.
Phoenix House, London, 1964. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Fair. Edition Unstated. Astronomers are constantly making exciting new discoveries to fill in their picture of the Universe by means of the detection of radiation from the stars & planets....observations by means of giant telescopes reveal the life & death stories of heavenly bodies & it is these discoveries that are vividly described in this book. Rear of DJ has some creases & tears towards the bottom. Edges of DJ. has some chips and small tears. DJ. has some shelf wear. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 68 pages. Dust Jacket has some tears, chips and a few pieces missing at the eges. It also has some shelf wear and marking. Price clipped inside book. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; 1960s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13546. Good Condition
Price: 10.88 (AUD)
Book Number: 13546  Bookseller: Bong Bong Books
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Man Is Not Lost; a Record of Two Hundred Years of Astronomical Navigation with the Nautical Almanac 1767-1967
Sadler, D. H.,
ISBN: 0112901212
The National Maritime Museum & the Royal Greenwich Observatory, London, 1974. 3rd Impression
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. 3rd Impression. 200 g; 44 pages, illustrated with diagrams, photographs and reproductions of documents. In illustrated stapled hard panel binding, slightly rubbed on the spine, with ownership detail at the bottom right-hand corner of the front page. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Astronomy; Cosmology; ISBN: 0112901212. ISBN/EAN: 9780112901211. Inventory No: 0235923. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235923  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Discover the Sky with Telescope and Camera
Knox, Richard,
ISBN: 0902979019
R. Morgan Publishing, Kent, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 500 g; 188 pages, with further reading lists, and index. 90 figures within the text, and 12 black-and-white plates. Bound in light blue papered boards, with a small stain on the front edge of the text block about 1 inch from the bottom; rubbing of each of the 8 corners of the dust jacket, fading of the left-hand margin of the front panel and the spine section, price clipped thing of the front fold over flap. The basic astronomical terms are explained, so that no previous knowledge of astronomy is required. This covers the behaviour of the sky each day, and through the year, the motions of the Sun, the Moon and planets, and introduces the reader to the language of the astronomers so that object described in Star atlases and astronomical almanacs may also be found, using techniques similar to those described in the text. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; ISBN: 0902979019. ISBN/EAN: 9780902979017. Inventory No: 0236052. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236052  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASTRONOMY
Man, John,
ISBN: 185153007X
Chancellor Press, London, 1996. Reissued, 1st thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reissued, 1st thus. colour illustrated hardcover binding, with a matching dustjacket. The dustjacket is rubbed at the top 2 corners, there is no other damage to describe. With a foreword by Dr Carl Sagan, and illustrated with full colour diagrams and photographs, the book provides a useful reference point to astronomy and their knowledge of the universe in the 1990s. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 192 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; ISBN: 185153007X. ISBN/EAN: 9781851530076. Inventory No: 0241091. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0241091  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0257321  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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One Small Step - the Inside Story of Space Exploration - Include CD of Over 40 Rare Archive Recordings
Whitehouse, David,
ISBN: 9781848660366
Quercus, London, 2009. First Edition
 DVD DVD. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. colour photographic illustrated paperback binding has attached fold over flaps. There is glued to the inside of the front cover, a clear plastic pocket with a CD sealed in. Research from NASA and Soviet archives, this book is the extraordinary story of the manned exploration of space. From the perils of a rocket launch to the euphoria of setting foot on to an unknown world, astronauts reveal what it was really like to journey into space. Size: Trade Paperback. 208 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Astronomy; Cosmology; Exploration. ISBN/EAN: 9781848660366. Inventory No: 0243340. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0243340  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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New Worlds for Old
Lunan, Duncan,
ISBN: 0729601609
William Morrow & Co, New York, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. offset Canning and traces of foxing to the front and rear fold over flaps. Dust jacket has a chip at the top left of the front cover. No other damage to describe. In this book the author chronicles the whole gamut of discoveries about our solar system, dispelling myths and misconceptions with reality is that invariably even more startling than those imagined. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 268 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; astronomy; cosmology; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0729601609. ISBN/EAN: 9780729601603. Inventory No: 0251766. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0251766  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Daytime Star, the Story of Our Sun
Mitton, Simon,
ISBN: 0571116590
Faber & Faber, London, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Diagrammatic and Photographs. First Edition. this book gives an account of our present knowledge of the sun, its internal properties, its relation to other stars. It explains in simple terms without mathematics, how various solar phenomena probably arise and how they affect the Earth. Dust jacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 208 pages. There is no damage to describe for either the dustjacket or the book and its binding.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrammatic and Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0571116590. ISBN/EAN: 9780571116591. Inventory No: 0255610. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0255610  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Fallen Sky; An Intimate History of Shooting Stars
Cokinos, Christopher,
ISBN: 1585427209
J. P. Tarcher, Inc., New York, 2009. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 800 g; 518 pages in original dual toned papered boards, with photographic illustrated dustjacket. The book is second-hand, but shows no damage. The dustjacket similarly has no damage. Over the course of more than 7 years, the author criss-cross the globe from Greenland to the American Southwest, from Australia to Antarctica, following in the steps of explorers, collectors, and scientists, gaining access to their personal papers and documents, to try to understand the decision that draws so many people to these fragments of Ironstone, these pieces of the universe that we can hold our hands. This is an adventure story, a compelling work of 1st person the free journalism, and a scientific history, all told through the lives of its remarkable characters -- the eccentrics and geniuses have committed themselves to understanding the stuff of life and death that comes from the sky. -- Dustjacket blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 528 pages. Marking pen stripe on bottom edge.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Natural History & Resources. ISBN: 1585427209. ISBN/EAN: 9781585427208. Inventory No: 0259118. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0259118  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Sun’s Heartbeat; And Other Stories from the Life of the Star That Powers Our Planet
Berman, Bob,
ISBN: 0316091014
Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2011. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The beating heart of the sun is the very pulse of life on earth. And from the ancients who plotted its path at Stonehenge to the modern scientists who unraveled the nuclear fusion reaction that turns mass into energy, humankind has sought to solve its mysteries. In this lively biography of the sun, Bob Berman ranges from its stellar birth to its spectacular future death with a focus on the wondrous and enthralling, and on the heartbreaking sacrifice, laughable errors, egotistical battles, and brilliant inspirations of the people who have tried to understand its power. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 304 pages. There is no damage to describe for either the dustjacket or the book and its binding.. Marking pen spot on the top edge.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0316091014. ISBN/EAN: 9780316091015. Inventory No: 0259384. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0259384  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Operation Morning Light: Terror in Our Skies, the True Story of Cosmos 954
Heaps, Leo,
ISBN: 0709203233
Paddington Press Ltd, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, glossary, sources and index. Light blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs, and flight path of Cosmos 954. Red coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip the spine. Shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of the book and dust marks to the top paper edge. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a picture of Canadian wilderness, with orange, yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and orange and white coloured titles to the spine. A 0.5" tear on the rear, top back spine gutter and a small amount of chipping on the bottom edge of the dustwrapper is present. Slight fading to the backstrip. Previous owners name to the free front endpaper. In December 1977 a Soviet satellite -- Cosmos 954 -- started to malfunction and fell to earth over Canada. This is a story of that accident and the tri - nation (Canada, Russia, United States) cover-up. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 208 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Space Exploration; Russia; ISBN: 0709203233. ISBN/EAN: 9780709203230. Inventory No: 0101697. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0101697  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0116171  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 boxing 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 7" - 9" 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
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0118072  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0119926  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Apollo 11 Box
Craddock, Robert A. Text & Smithsonian Institution,
ISBN: 0811837343
Chronicle Books in collaboration with Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. /. First Edition. A commemorative box put out by the Smithsonian Institution to celebrate Man's landing on the moon Apollo 11. In the box there are facsimile documents associated with that landing: charts and logs used by the astronauts, flight director's log from Mission control, Houston, Apollo 11 Cloth Mission Patch, Neil Armstrong's travel voucher, Mission menus for each astronaut, a White House invitation to a post-Mission dinner, telegram to journalists aboard the recovery ship, Mike Collins's Lunar Surface Map, Washington post front page and a guide book that explains the significance of each artefact and the full history of the mission. The artefacts show no damage, but the box has a little rubbing of its panels and some bumping along the front edge of the top. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; United States; 1960s; ISBN: 0811837343. ISBN/EAN: 9780811837347. Inventory No: 0123103. 
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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 7" - 9" 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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Men from Earth
Aldrin, Buzz & McConnell, Malcolm,
ISBN: 0553053744
Bantam Books, New York, 1989. 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. Acknowledgements, reference, notes and index. Between pages 138 and 139 there are 16 pages of black and white photography. 1/4 black coloured cloth covered back strip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 blue coloured boards. Photographic dustwrapper with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. On July 20, 1969 Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. This is the story about how that momentous occasion came about, the politics and of the space race, to be the first to the moon, against the Russians. Softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages with a few faint marks of the text block edges. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels rear worse than front. The front fold over panel has a yellow coloured line the its full length and both fold over panels show yellowing at the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [12], XIII - XXII, 312, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; 1960s; Aviation. ISBN: 0553053744. ISBN/EAN: 9780553053746. Inventory No: 0124843. Very Good Condition
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