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The Stars in Their Courses

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1972
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Very Good
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New York: Ace Books, 1972. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo. Paperback. 218pp, (6)ads. Light wear and creasing to covers, o/w very good. A collection of essays on Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, and Sociology.
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image of Observations Connected with Astronomy and Sacred History, Sacred and Profane, on the Ruins of Babylon as Recently Visited and Described By Claudius James Rich, Esq

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London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Orig. boards with printed paper label on upper cover, spine rebacked with orig. printed paper label laid on and with new endpapers. viii, 164pp, [5]pp with list of subscribers. Featuring [4] engravings, and a title-vignette. Small rubber stamps in lower margins of Cardiff Public Libraries, untrimmed edges, with… Read more
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Discover the Stars

by Johnson, Gaylord

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Published
1944
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Very Good
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New York: Sentinel Books, 1944. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Sentinel Books Series on Arts, Crafts, Hobbies, Sports, Games, Education No. 17. Later printing. Orig. illustrated wrappers, 106pp. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams by the author. Four leaves are clipped at upper margin (starting on pp. 63, text unnafected). Wrappers faded, with light soiling and wear to… Read more
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Planetary Theory

by Brown, Earnest W. And Clarence A. Shook

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Published
1964
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New York: Dover Publications Inc, 1964. Soft Cover. 8vo (small). Dover Books on Astronomy and Astrophysics Series. xi, 302pp (13)ads. Wrappers faded and lightly soiled with some small tears and bottom and top edges, o/w very good. Equations of Motion, Resonance, The Trojan Group of Asteroids and other applications and examples of planetary theory.
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Cosmology and Astrophysics: Essays In Honor of Thomas Gold

by Terzian, Yervant and Elizabeth M. Bilson [editors]

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1982. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. 163 p.p. B&W illustrations and photos. Dust jacket has some light bumping to extremities, some darkening to edges of rear cover and flaps. Black holes, pulsars, cosmology and the theory of gravitation are among the subjects treated in… Read more
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Astronomica

by Manilius, Marcus; Goold, G.P. [editor and translator]

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1992. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 18mo. Loeb Classical Library No. 469. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and LCL monogram to front board. cxxiii, 386 p.p. B&W illustrations. Dust jacket has some light wear to extremities, some chafing to joints and edges, short tear to front joint at head. Marcus Manilius,… Read more
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Initiation Astrologique. Oeuvre posthume écrite en 1916 et publiée par les soins de ses amis

by Papus [Pseud of Dr. Gerard Encausse]

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Published
1916
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Very Good
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Paris: La Sirene, 1916. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Posthumous work written in 1916. 136 p.p., [1]. Quarter bound in yellow cloth on marbled boards. Brown morocco spine label with gilt titling. Roughly cut edges. B&W illustrations. Bumping to spine ends and corners, discolouration to cloth, wear to edges and corners. Marbled endpapers, stub in front of flyleaf.… Read more
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The Light of the Night Sky

by Roach, F.E.; Gordon, Janet L.

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo (medium). First edition, first printing. Volume 4 of the Geophysics and Astrophysics Monograph Series, an international series of fundamental textbooks. xii, 125 p.p., [1]. B&W photos and illustrations throughout. Brown cloth boards with red stamped titling to spine. Minor bumping to spine head, else fine.… Read more
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The Story of the Sun

by Ball, Sir Robert

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Published
1897
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Very Good
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London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1897. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. xii, 376 p.p., [18 p.p. ads]. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titling to front board and spine, and blind tooling. Some rubbing to front board, joint, spine ends, and corners. Minor bumping to spine ends. With eleven full-page colour plates w/ tissue guards, and numerous illustrations. Stub… Read more
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Other Worlds, Their Nature, Possibilities, and Habitability in the light of the Latest Discoveries

by Serviss, Garrett P.

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Published
1901
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Appleton & Company, 1901. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. [xv], 282 p.p., [6]. Original blue publisher's cloth with gilt title and device of Saturn to front cover and spine, author's name blind tooled to foot of front cover. Bumping to spine ends. Text clean.
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Radiant Suns

by Giberne, Agnes

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Published
1895
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1895. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. [xv], 328 p.p. [8]. Original blue cloth, gilt titling and sun and stars device, with blind tooled panels. Hinge starting. Bookseller's stamp from Johnson's Bookstore. Colour frontis. Text block edges tanned. Rubbing and bumping to spine ends. A sequel to "Sun, Moon & Stars." Laid-in… Read more
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The Science of Astro-Numerology, and The Philosophy which underlies it

by Stenz, John

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Published
1933
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Good
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[Sydney?]: The Langlea Printery Ltd, 1933. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. [ii] 114 p.p. Staple bound. Original blue wraps with sunning to spine and edges, chips/tears to edges, and a damp stain to rear cover. Text block edges tanned. A few black and white illustrations. Decorative tissue fly.
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The Earth. Its Shape, Size, Weight and Spin

by Poynting, J. H.

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Published
1913
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Near Fine
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1913. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 16mo. 138 p.p. Cloth. No jacket. Discolouration to spine. Some rubbing to extremities. Wear to page edges. Clean, near fine copy of book.
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Bosch: Jan Baptist van Gulpen en Zoon, 1796. Hardcover. Very Good. 18mo [114.3mm x 190.5]. Three-quarter bound buckram spine over yellow marbled boards. In custom slipcase. Title-page vignette of man looking through a telescope. [4] 71 p.p. [1]. Features [3] folding illustrations. From the library of Rud. Walter., Gemeente-Ontvanger, his name label at head of front pastedown. Light… Read more
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image of The Dawn of Astronomy. a Study of the Temple-Worship  and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians

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USA: Kessinger Publishing. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to. xvi, 432 p.p. Paperback. Small bends to front cover. Marks to edges of pages. No marks to interior, a fine copy of book. Lockyer was an English scientist and astronomer, he is credited with discovering the gas helium.
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Relativity, the Special & The General Theory: a Popular Exposition. Authorised Translation By Robert W. Lawson

by Einstein, Albert; Lawson, Robert W. [Translator]

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Published
1920
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1920. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo. First English Edition. Original red cloth boards. xiii, [3] 188 p.p., plus [8] p.p. ads. With five diagrams and numerous in-text equations. Includes frontis portrait of the author. Spine and top of front board sunned. Sporadic spots to boards. Hinges starting. Light offsetting to verso… Read more
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The Cosmological Distance Ladder. Distance and Time in the Universe

by Rowan-Robinson, Michael

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1985. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). ix, 353 p.p. Bruising to dust-jacket spine. Red markings to dust-jacket covers. Bumping to spine ends. Otherwise, a near fine copy of book. This book shares diagrams, equations and explanations on how distance and time are represented in the universe.
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