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COSMOS by Carl Sagan - First Edition; Third Printing - 1980 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.com

COSMOS

by Carl Sagan

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New York: Random House. 1980. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 0394502949 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Edge wear with chips and tears along the top of the the front, back and spine of jacket. This includes a thumb sized chips at the top back cover. ; 10 X 7.90 X 1.20 inches; 365 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

Carl Sagan was the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University; Distinguished Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; and the cofounder and President of the Planetary Society, the largest space-interest group in the world. For the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, he was an adviser on the Mariner , Voyager , and Viking unmanned space missions, and he briefed astronauts for journeys to the moon. His Peabody Award-winning public television series, Cosmos , has been seen by more than 500 million people in over sixty countries, and the accompanying book spent seventy weeks on The New York Times bestseller list. The author of thirty books, Sagan was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence in 1978, and his novel Contact , is now a major motion picture. In their posthumous award to Dr. Sagan of their highest honor, the National Science Foundation declared that his research transformed planetary science ... his gifts to mankind were infinite. From the Hardcover edition.


  • Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 85425
  • Title: COSMOS
  • Author: Carl Sagan
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: First Edition; Third Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0394502949
  • ISBN 13: 9780394502946
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1980
  • Keywords: 0394502949


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