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A Brief History of Time: From The Big Bang to Black Holes

A Brief History of Time: From The Big Bang to Black Holes

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A Brief History of Time: From The Big Bang to Black Holes

by Hawking, Stephen; Carl Sagan (Intro.); Ron Miller (Illust.)

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Toronto & New York: Bantam Books, 1988. Hardcover. pp. x, 198. Slim 8vo. Quater black cloth over like boards, silver lettering to the spine. Richly illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, illustrations, charts, tables, etc. Excepting a touch of light bumping to the spine ends, the extremities remain in near fine condition. Contents remain equally bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; near fine and housed in very good lightly rubbed, unclipped, dustjacket. Overall, very good+.


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A Brief History of Time: From The Big Bang to Black Holes
Hawking, Stephen; Carl Sagan (Intro.); Ron Miller (Illust.)
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astronomy; history; mathematics; outer space; physics

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