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Philip's Star Chart

by Jon Cox and Richard Monkhouse

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Riley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780540012114
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$4.89

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U. K.: EPoch, 2000. Large fold-out star chart over 42inx x 40ins. Small closed tear of one inch where chart is joined to cover (hence low price) The card covers have some shelf wear due to poor storage but do not have any loss - just mild edge creases. - this chart shows the stars and constellations of the night… Read more
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In the Centre of Immensities

by Bernard Lovell

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Riley Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fair
ISBN
9780586083628
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$3.84

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London: Granada, 1979. no creases to the spine. A little edge wear to the bottom front corner. 174 pages browning to the edges. A good study copy.. Trade Paperback. Fair. Science Cosmology.
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The New Astronomy - Second Edition

by Nigel Henbest and Michael Marten

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Riley Books
Published
1996
Condition
New
ISBN
9780521408714
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$13.28

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U K: Cambridge University Press, 1996. A new and unread copy of this book in'fine' condition. No creases to the spine or covers. 240 tight pages. Illustrated. new edition, later printing.. Large Soft Cover. New. 11in x 8 1/2in. Astronomy.
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Journey Beyond Selene - Remarkable Expeditions to the Ends of the Solar System and Its 63 Moons

by Jeffrey Kluger

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Riley Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780316853842
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$5.59

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U K: Little Brown and Co, 1999. A new and unread copy of this book. No creases to the spine or to the covers. 315 tight pages including the index. Illustrated. . A riveting account of the men and women who build and fly incredible spaceships that are unblocking the secrets of the solar system.. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Non… Read more
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Stardust - the Cosmic Recycling of Stars, Planets and People

by John Gribbin

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Riley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good Plus
ISBN
9780713995305
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$8.39

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London: Allen Lane - the Penguin Press, 2000. 198 pages including the index and a section of colour photos.. Large Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Astronomy.
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Longitude

by Dava Sobel

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Riley Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback
ISBN
9781857025712
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$4.19

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London: Forth Estate, 1998. An excellent copy of this book. New and unread. Wonderful ' peephole ' cover, one peephole showing John Harrison and another showing his timepiece. No creases to the spine or to the covers.--- at the heart of this fascinating history of astronomy, navigation and horology stands the figure of John Harrison, self taught Yorkshire clockmaker, and… Read more
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Amateur Astronomy - a Comprehensive and Practical Survey

by Colin Ronan

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Riley Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780600356677
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$17.48

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U. K.: Newnes, 1984. 256 clean bright pages. Fully illustrated. The jacket has some edgewear to the top edge and to the top of the spine. - This is a large and very heavy book and has been priced to include the extra postage needed above the set rate - UK or surface.. Hard Back. Very Good/Very Good. 12in x… Read more
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Exploring the Planets

by W. Kenneth Hamblin and Eric H. Christiansen

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Riley Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780023494802
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$39.15

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USA: Macmillan, 1990. An excellent copy of this book. 451 clean and bright pages including the index. - beginning with a chapter on the solar system and progressing through the fundamentals of planetary science to the geology of the planets. Fully illustrated. - This is a heavy book and has been priced to include any extra postage needed above the… Read more
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Light Years: The Best Documented IFO Case Ever

by Gary Kinder

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Riley Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First British
ISBN
9780670818860
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$6.99

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London: Viking, 1987. Some very mild bumping to the base of the spine, otherwise fine. Dj is protected inside a cover. "in 1975 a Swiss caretaker named Eduard 'Billy' Meier disappeared on his motorbike into a forest near his village. He returned with several clear photographs of a large, silvery disk hovering in the sky. Over the next five years… Read more
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The Amateur Astronomer

by Patrick Moore

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Riley Books
Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
Re-issue
ISBN
9780718818159
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$8.39

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U. K.: Lutterworth Press, 1978. 356 clean pages. Black cloth boards.Gilt title to spine. Closed page edges a little 'dusty'. Illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams.. Re-issue. Hard Back. Good. Astronomy.
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1991 Yearbook of Astronomy

by Patrick Moore (editor) David Allen, A. P. Fairall, Allan Chapman, Barry Welsh, Paul Murdin, John Isles, Harold Ridley

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Riley Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780283060335
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$12.58

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London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1990. Some very minor shelfwera to the corners, otherwise fine. 208 pages including the index. This twenty-ninth editiob of the Yearbook contains the usual variety of articles by major contributors from the international community of astronomers - including experts from Australia, California and Cape Town. There is a major article on recent novae by one of… Read more
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Teach Yourself Astronomy

by David S. Evans

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Riley Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$4.19

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London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1957. Binding is pale blue, embossed cloth with the title in silver on a black background to the spine; 182 pages including the index. Some minor shelfwear but otherwise a clean, fairly tight copy. David S. Evans was the Chief Assistant, Royal Observatory Cape of Good Hope.. Reprint. Hard Back. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus.… Read more
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The Iron Sun: Crossing the Universe Through Black Holes

by Adrian Berry

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Riley Books
Published
1977
Condition
Good
Edition
Ex Library
ISBN
9780224013574
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$4.19

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. Ex-library copy with remains of gummed stamp label on opening page and the usual rubber stamps internally. 176 pages including the index. Dj protected in library cover and has no wear or tears and is bright and clean. Pages show some light tanning, mainly towards the edges. The stars, other suns like our own, are vastly… Read more
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Comet Catastrophe! - the Disturbing Link Between Hailey's Comet and World Disasters

by Roger Sutherland

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Riley Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback
ISBN
9780713718430
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$5.59

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U. K.: Javelin Books, 1985. A new and unread copy of this book. 124 very tight and clean pages. No creases. --- Throughout the short human occupation of this planet, the appearance of a comet in the sky has been believed to herald events of momentous importance and calamities on a grand scale. Plague, the outcome of battles, and the… Read more
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Extraterrestrial Civilizations

by Isaac Asimov

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Riley Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First British Paperback
ISBN
9780330262491
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$6.99

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London: Pan, 1981. Bright, clean copy with only the slightest of shelfwear. 316 pages including the index. Mild tanning towards edge of pages. Asimov covers many fascinating aspects in his analysis of the universe - Interstellar Flight, The Origin of Life, Messages to Outer Space, Space Exploration, The Solar System - and gradually reaches his conclusions that are as convincing… Read more
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Sun Stars and Planets - Tell Me About

by Jackie Gaff

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Riley Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780862725556
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$4.19

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London: Kingfisher Books, 1991. A book in the ' Tell Me About ' series. There is some shelf wear amd a mild ' opering ' crease to the side of the spine. Corners a little bumped. Childs initials in felt tip to inner cover and rubbed out name. 40 clean bright pages.. Laminated Pictorial Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Peter… Read more
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Satellites of the Solar System

by Werner Sandner

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Riley Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club
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$16.78

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Charing Cross Road, London: Scientific Book Club, 1965. Dj in an exceptionally bright, clean, unworn condition; now protected inside a cover. Slight bump to base of spine of binding, which is blue cloth with black lettering on spine.. Book Club. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Astronomy.
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