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Rocket Boys: A True Story
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Rocket Boys: A True Story

By Hickam, Homer H.

London, England: Fourth Estate, 1998. Softcover, first UK edition, 590gms, 368 pages. This is the delightfully true story of the dusty, sweaty, chancy, fumblings of Sonny Hickam and his friends as they battle adolescence, love, loss and fear in pursuit of their dreams of the final frontier. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. First UK Edition. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.24

Australian Geographic Guide to Space Watching: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Starhopping and Exploring the Universe, An
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Australian Geographic Guide to Space Watching: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Starhopping and Exploring the Universe, An

By O'Byrne, Dr John (ed)

Terrey Hills, Australia: Australian Geographic P/L, 2001. Hardcover with laminated pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1145gms, 288 pages, decorated endpapers. This book guides you through the mysteries of the universe and tells you everything you need to know about becoming a proficient backyard astronomer. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.57

Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension
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Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension

By Kaku, Michio

New York, USA: Doubleday, 1995. Softcover, reprint, 338gms, 357 pages. This book takes you on a ride through the extraordinary world of black holes, wormholes, parallel universes, higher dimensions and time travel. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. Illus. by O'Keefe, Robert. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.03

Constellations: A Concise Guide in Colour
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Constellations: A Concise Guide in Colour

By Klepesta, Josef; and Rukl, Antonin

London, England: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, 1969. Hardcover with pictorial boards, first edition, 398gms, 282 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contents includes: the stellar ABC; objects in the sky; from theory to practice; where, when and how to find celestial objects; sky maps; constellation maps; glossary; and alphabetical list of stars. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Not Applicable. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$3.87

Binocular and Naked Eye Guide to the Stars, The
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Binocular and Naked Eye Guide to the Stars, The

By Dibon-Smith, Richard

Toronto, Canada: Clear Skies Publishing Company, 2004. Spiral bound softcover, third revised edition, third printing, 192gms, 210 pages. This is the ideal way to learn how to find your way around the night skies. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Third Edition. Spiral Bound Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$7.03

Constellations Pocket Guide, The: The 2005-2006 Edition
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Constellations Pocket Guide, The: The 2005-2006 Edition

By Dibon-Smith, Richard

Toronto, Canada: Clear Skies Publishing Company, 2005. 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.. 2005-2006 Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$18.98

Deep-Sky Objects For Binoculars
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Deep-Sky Objects For Binoculars

By Kozak, John T

Cambridge, MA, USA: Sky Publishing Corporation, 1988. Softcover, first edition, 188gms, 127 pages. This guide describes 130 deep-sky objects - star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies - that are visible in binoculars on a clear, dark night. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.03

Totality: Eclipses of the Sun
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Totality: Eclipses of the Sun

By Littmann, Mark; Willcox, Ken; and Espenak, Fred

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1999. Softcover, second edition, 522gms, 268 pages. This book takes you to the eclipses of the past, present, and future, and lets you see and feel why people travel to the ends of the Earth to observe them. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Second Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.35

Maxwell's Conundrum: A Serious But Not Ponderous Book About Relativity
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Maxwell's Conundrum: A Serious But Not Ponderous Book About Relativity

By Scheider, Walter

USA: Cavendish Press, 2000. Softcover, first edition, 422gms, 234 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.03

Einstein's Universe: Relativity Made Plain - the Amazing Achievement of Albert Einstein and What It Means Today
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Einstein's Universe: Relativity Made Plain - the Amazing Achievement of Albert Einstein and What It Means Today

By Calder, Nigel

New York, USA: Greenwich House, 1982. Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 408gms, 154 pages. This book was written to celebrate the centenary of Einstein's birth. It pays tribute to the elegance, originality, and force of Einstein's work and demonstrates with such eloquence the debt that science and humankind, in their probe of the cosmos, will owe him for eternity. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows one or two small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Reprint. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.03

Men Who Measured the Universe, The
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Men Who Measured the Universe, The

By Gribbin, John and Mary

Cambridge, England: Icon Books Ltd., 2004. Softcover, first thus, 166gms, 134 pages. This book tells of the handful of pioneers obsessed with measuring the distance scale of the Universe. It is a story that reveals our curious fascination with the night sky, and the hard work, perseverance and spirit of those who sought through their observations to unlocks its secrets. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Thus. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.03

Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe
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Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe

By Johnson, George

New York, USA: Atlas Books, 2006. Softcover, first edition, 168gms, 162 pages. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.62

Quest for Mars, The: The NASA Scientists and Their Search for Life Beyond Earth
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Quest for Mars, The: The NASA Scientists and Their Search for Life Beyond Earth

By Bergreen, Laurence

London, England: Harper Collins Publishers, 2001. Softcover, first paperback edition, 298gms, 368 pages. The untold story of NASAs search for life on Mars. A story as intense as it is comples, as human as it is scientifically illuminating. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Paperback Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.03

Sky Watch: A Guide to the Southern Skies
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Sky Watch: A Guide to the Southern Skies

By Ellyard, David

Sydney, Australia: ABC Books, 1993. Softcover, reprint, 216gms, 143 pages. This book will help you get started on your astronomy adventure. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.14

Consider the Heavens: A Guide to Astronomy and Its Impact on Our Lives
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Consider the Heavens: A Guide to Astronomy and Its Impact on Our Lives

By Tillett, Peter

Sydney, Australia: New Holland Publishers, 2002. Softcover, first edition, 540gms, 456 pages. This book is a comprehensive guide to astronomy and its impact on our lives, presenting the basic facts of astronomy in terms easily understood by the lay reader. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.06

Into Outer Space: An Exploration of Man's Obsession and Interaction with the Cosmos - Fact and Fiction
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Into Outer Space: An Exploration of Man's Obsession and Interaction with the Cosmos - Fact and Fiction

By Owen, David

London, England: New Burlington Books, 2000. Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 898gms, 144 pages, illustrated endpapers. In this book, stunning visuals transport you directly into the events that have shaped the history of space and technology. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.43

Universe That Discovered Itself, The
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Universe That Discovered Itself, The

By Barrow, John D

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2000. Softcover, revised and retitled edition, 500gms, 448pgs. This is an extraorindary study of how we view the universe. Cover the magical notions of primitive cultures to the latest ides about chaos, black holes, inflation, and superstrings, the book traces the development of the laws of nature and how we've come to know them. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows some mild curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Revised and Retitled Edition. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.65

Fire on Earth: In Search of the Doomsday Asteroid
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Fire on Earth: In Search of the Doomsday Asteroid

By Gribbin, John & Mary

London, England: Pocket Books, 1997. Softcover, reprint, 220gms, 264 pages. Could collision with a giant comet pose the greatest threat to human life this planet has ever faced? This book shows that the next appalling series of cosmic hits will almost certainly lead to the extinction of humankind. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Reprint. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.22

Book of Nothing, The: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origin of the Universe
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Book of Nothing, The: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origin of the Universe

By Barrow, John D

London, England: Pantheon Books, 2001. Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first American edition, 724gms, 361 pages. This remarkable book ranges over every nook and cranny of nothingness to reveal how the human mind has had to make something of nothing in every field of human enquiry. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered with protective sleeve, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First American Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.65

Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe
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Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe

By Begelman, Mitchell; and Rees, Martin

New York, USA: Scientific American Library, 1998. Softcover, first printing, 626gms, 246 pages. This book describes how black holes were found and what their existence implies for the evolution of our universe. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Printing. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.11

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