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Aristarchus of Samos. The Ancient Copernicus. A History of Greek Astronomy to Aristarchus Together with Aristarchus's Treatise on the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon
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Aristarchus of Samos. The Ancient Copernicus. A History of Greek Astronomy to Aristarchus Together with Aristarchus's Treatise on the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon

By Heath, Thomas

Oxford: Oxford University Press. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1997. Special Edition for Sandpiper Books. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 425pp. .

$30.58

Uranometris. A Reproduction of the Copy in the British Library
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Uranometris. A Reproduction of the Copy in the British Library

By Bayer, Johannes

Alburgh: Archival Facsimiles Limited. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. 1987. Facsimile Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 390mm x 270mm (15" x 11"). [110pp.]. B/w reproductions of Bayer's star charts (double page) with accompanying Latin text. Facsimile copy. Published in Augsburg in 1603 by Christophorus Mangusunder the full title 'Uranometria: omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa' [Uranometria, containing charts of all the constellations, drawn by a new method and engraved on copper plates]. The word Uranometria derives from Urania, Muse of the heavens and Uranos, the Greek word for sky/heavens. It was the first atlas to cover the entire celestial sphere. British Library catalogue number 532.1.4. .

$159.56

Astrophysical Applications of Stellar Pulsation. Volume 83. Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 155
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Astrophysical Applications of Stellar Pulsation. Volume 83. Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 155

By Stobie, R S; Whitelock [eds.]

London: Routledge. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Previous owner's inscription. 1995. First Edition. Illustrated hardback laminated board cover. 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xxvi, 469pp. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series. .

$55.85

Stonehenge and other British Stone Monuments Astronomically Considered
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Stonehenge and other British Stone Monuments Astronomically Considered

By Lockyer, Norman

London: Macmillan & Co Ltd. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. 1909. Second Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xv, 499pp. 106 b/w illustrations and diagrams. Lockyer was an English astronomer who pioneered the use of the spectroscope and was awarded the Rutherford Medal in 1874. .

$114.35

The Sky. I-Spy No 28
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The Sky. I-Spy No 28

By Big Chief I-Spy

London: Dickens Press Ltd. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Staples rusted. 1967. Reprint. Illustrated paper cover. 130mm x 100mm (5" x 4"). 48pp. Not filled in. .

$7.45

The Sky. I-Spy No 28
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The Sky. I-Spy No 28

By Big Chief I-Spy

London: News Chronicle. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Not filled in. 1955. First Edition. Illustrated paper cover. 130mm x 100mm (5" x 4"). 48pp. .

$7.45

Kosmos: A General Survey of the Physical Phenomena of the Universe. Volume II [of II]
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Kosmos: A General Survey of the Physical Phenomena of the Universe. Volume II [of II]

By Von Humboldt, Alexander; Prichard, Augustin [tr.]

London: Hippolyte Bailliere. Cover rubbed and edge worn with tape reinforcement at spine head and staining at base. Rear eps removed. Slight darkening to page ends. Text block firm. 1848. [First Edition in English]. Blue hardback cloth cover. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 534pp. .

$53.19

Reminiscences of a Liverpool Shipowner 1850-1920
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Reminiscences of a Liverpool Shipowner 1850-1920

By Forwood, William B

Liverpool: Henry Young & Sons Ltd. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened. Light scattered browning. Some occasional annotation to text. 1920. First Edition. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 122pp. 22 plates. .

$53.19

Reading Dante's Stars
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Reading Dante's Stars

By Cornish, Alison

New Haven: Yale University Press. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). ix,226pp. .

$85.10

Hutchinson's Splendour of the Heavens. A Popular Authoritative Astronomy. 2 volume set
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Hutchinson's Splendour of the Heavens. A Popular Authoritative Astronomy. 2 volume set

By Phillips, T E R; Steavenson, W H [eds.]

London: Hutchinson & Co. G : in good condition without dust jackets. Rubbed extremities. Surface nicks + scuffing to back board Volume 1. Some wear to corners and edges. 1923. First Edition. Half leather hardback with green cloth boards. 280mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). 976pp + index. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. .

$85.10

La Selenografia Antica e Modena
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La Selenografia Antica e Modena

By Carrara, Bellino

Roma: Premiata Tipografia Fratelli Fusi. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover marked and edgeworn. Browning within. 1901. Reprint. Half-leather hardback with black cloth boards. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 202pp. Two fold out b/w plates of the Moon. Italian text throughout. .

$58.51

Early Scientific Instruments. Arthur Frank Loan Collection
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Early Scientific Instruments. Arthur Frank Loan Collection

By Frank, Arthur

Glasgow: Charles Frank Ltd. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 1973. First Edition. Silver illustrated card cover with black ring binding. 300mm x 210mm (12" x 8"). 60pp. .

$24.73

Francis Place and the Early History of the Greenwich Observatory. Signed copy
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Francis Place and the Early History of the Greenwich Observatory. Signed copy

By Howse, Derek

New York: Science History Publications. VG: in very good condition with rubbed and chipped dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Cream hardback leather cover. 240mm x 310mm (9" x 12"). 64pp. Signed and dedicated by author on fep. .

$61.17

The Achromatic Telescope, and its Various Mountings, Especially the Equatorial. Inscribed Presentation Copy
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The Achromatic Telescope, and its Various Mountings, Especially the Equatorial. Inscribed Presentation Copy

By Simms, William

London: Troughton and Simms. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed, marked and shelfworn. Ink inscription on title page. 1852. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 74pp + catalogue. Line diagrams. Inscription reads 'E J Collingwood Esq with the author's regards'. The dedicatee is most likely Edward John Collingwood, nephew of the Admiral, and noted amateur astronomer. Includes 'Catalogues of Instruments Made by Troughton and Simms' at rear. .

$425.50

The Elements of Navigation. Book V only. Of Astronomy
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The Elements of Navigation. Book V only. Of Astronomy

By Robertson, J; Wales, Wlliam

London: Printed for F Wingrave, et al. G : in Good condition. Rebound with four pages of prelims loosely inserted. Remainder tight with occasional foxing and off-setting. 1796. Sixth Edition, with Additions. Paper covered hardback boards with green cloth spine. 240mm x 170mm (9" x 7"). [vi], [131pp]. Four (of five) fold out astronomical charts. Extracted from volume 1. The prelims, presumably taken from the parent volume, comprise the half-title, dedications to Earl of Sandwich and Sir Robert Ladbroke, corrigenda, and the title page. The charts are numbered II to V: chart I is absent. .

$186.16

Popular Lectures on Astronomy
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Popular Lectures on Astronomy

By Arago, Francois; Kelly, Walter K [trans.]

London: G Routledge & Co. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Rear internal hinge cracked. Pencilled scribbling to eps. 1856. Sixth Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 170mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). xii, 209pp + ads. Occasional diagrams within text. .

$74.46

Apogee, Perigee, and Recovery. Chronology of Army Exploitation of Space. Prepared for the United States Army
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Apogee, Perigee, and Recovery. Chronology of Army Exploitation of Space. Prepared for the United States Army

By Mitchell, Eddie

Santa Monica: RAND. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and edgeworn. 1991. [First Edition]. Softback card cover with black paper spine. 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xxvi, 157pp. .

$37.23

Evening Amusements; or, the Beauty of the Heavens Displayed ... Several Striking Appearnces ... During the Year 1811
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Evening Amusements; or, the Beauty of the Heavens Displayed ... Several Striking Appearnces ... During the Year 1811

By Frend, William

London: J Mawman. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Some foxing. 1811. First Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover with marbled boards. 180mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). iv, 205pp + ads. .

$61.17

Terrestial and Celestial Globes. 2 volume set
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Terrestial and Celestial Globes. 2 volume set

By Stevenson, Edward Luther

New York: Johnson Reprint Corp. VG : in very good condition without dust jackets. Previous owner sincription to feps. 1972. Facsimile reprint. Maroon hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxvi, 218pp; xi, 291pp. .

$101.06

A Popular Grammar or the Elements of Astronomy; Adapted to the Use of Students and Public Schools
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A Popular Grammar or the Elements of Astronomy; Adapted to the Use of Students and Public Schools

By Squire, Thomas

London: Sherwood & Co. Worn condition. Front board detached. Frontis plate torn and ragged. Closed tear to plate xiii. Content in overall good condition. 1836. New Edition. Green hardback leather cover. 160mm x 110mm (6" x 4"). 287pp. 34 b/w plates (some fold-out). .

$101.06

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