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U.S. Observatories: A Directory and Travel Guide
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U.S. Observatories: A Directory and Travel Guide

By Kirby-Smith, H. T.

New York, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 173 pages, indexed. First edition SIGNED hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed, some scuffs. Some toning to edges of cover, as well as spine. Author has written inscription on front flyleaf. Text has occasional small pencil marks by some entries. Otherwise sound.

$17.50

Text-Book on Spherical Astronomy

By Smart, W. M.

Cambridge: At the University Press, 1931. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 414 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth. An ex-library copy with full markings. Moderate wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. White shelf numbers at the foot of the spine. Library bookplate crudely and incompletely removed from the front pastedown; lacks the front flyleaf. A sound reading copy with unmarked text.

$17.50

In Search of Ancient Astronomies
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In Search of Ancient Astronomies

By Krupp, E. C.

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co, 1977. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 300 pages, indexed. First edition hardcover in colour illustrated wrappers. Binding is lightly rubbed, with some scuffs to rear cover. Spine is a little rubbed. Pencilled notation on front flyleaf. Text is clean. Illustrations throughout.

$7.00

Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy, K.C.B, M.A., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S., F.R.A.S. Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Astronomer Royal from 1836 to 1881.

By Airy, Wilfrid. (George Biddell Airy)

Cambridge: At the University Press, 1896. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 414 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. An ex-library copy with minimal markings. Bookplate on front pastedown, empty pocket on rear pastedown, and a scratched-out number at the lower left corner of the title page. The top right corner of the t.p. is clipped. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Text is clean.

$185.00

Amateur Astronomy

By Moore, Patrick

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 308 pages. Hardcover with a black and orange dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket. The top edge of the jacket is sunned. A sound copy with clean text.

$7.50