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Space Resources for Teachers: Space Science: A Guide Outlining Understandings, Fundamental Concepts, and Activities

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, National Aeronatics and Space Administration: 1969

Seller ID: SB2363

Condition: Very Good


Corners creased, else textblock is clean and tight. Creased corners, wear to head of spine. 144pp., including appendix. View more info

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Space World The Monthly Magazine of Space News: February 1962

By: Binder, Otto O. (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Woolfolk: 1962

Seller ID: 23237

Condition: Very Good


Aeromedical Library stamp on front cover, edges minimally sunned and shelfworn. Otherwise, very good, clean copy with puzzle and quiz left uncompleted. Issue includes "The Challenge of Space War, "'We Are Not Ready,'" "Man on the Hot Seat," by Geroge Kirk; "Telescope in Space," "Why We Must Beat the Russians to the Moon," "Picture News," "The Weapons Part I" by Robert Granville, "The Military Spaceman," by Ott... View more info

Solar System Astrophysics

By: Brandt, John C.; Hodge, Paul W.

Price: $7.71

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12180

Condition: Very Good


Former Colorado College library book with usual markings, stickers, etc. Book block clean and tight. light to moderate shelf wear. 457pp., including index. View more info

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Space World The Magazine of Space News: Sept.-Oct. 1963

By: Bremmer, Francis(ed.)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ray Palmer: 1963

Seller ID: IB21

Condition: Very Good


Purple stamp near top of front cover, one inch paper separation of front and back cover from binding (top and bottom), edges minimally sunned and shelfworn, upper right corners creased. Otherwise, very good, clean copy. Issue includes "Woman of Space", "Tiros VII--New Records", "Space Suits", "Space Industry Mourns Von Karman", "Beyond the Moon", "Moon Flight Rehearsal", "Titan II Squadron--Operational", "Big ... View more info

The Sky: Spring and Summer Nights

By: Brown, Louise

Price: $8.99

Publisher: NY, The Woman's Press: 1924

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 22771

Condition: Very Good


top edge of the first few pages are bumped and lightly creased, else textblock is very clean and tight; the yapped-edge, blue covers are moderately edge-worn. 61p. View more info

The Exploration of Space

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1951

Seller ID: SB10724

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated end pages, textblock is very clean, with plates. Light age toning to some of the edges, minimally bumped head and foot of spine. Lack dust jacket; 199p., including index. View more info

Beginner's Guide to the Skies (A Month-By-Month Handbook for Stargazers and Planet Watchers)

By: Cleminshaw, Clarence H.

Price: $5.34

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1977

Edition: 1st Prtg.

Seller ID: 04001CC

ISBN: 0690012144

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and tight binding and book block; dust jacket worn, rubbed, wrinkled and scuffed. View more info

Skylab : The Story of Man's First Station in Space

By: Cromie, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay: 1976

Edition: 6th Prtg.

Seller ID: AVI037

ISBN: 0679203001

Condition: Good


usual library stamps, stickers and labels; ep's slightly soiled from use; dj edges rubbed and wrinkled but protected by scuffed (but intact) brodart; dj glued to end papers; spine extremities rubbed, edges slightly worn. View more info

Summer Stargazing: A Practical Guide for Recreational Astronomers, For Use Anywhere in North America Through 2010

By: Dickinson, Terence

Price: $5.77

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Firefly Books: 1996

Seller ID: 10259

ISBN: 1552090140

Condition: Very Good+


Book block clean and tight. View more info

Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy; An International Journal of Space Dynamics (Vol 68, No. 2, 1997)

By: Henrard, J. (ed. in chief)

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers Group: 1997

Seller ID: SJ2808

ISBN: 09232958

Condition: Very Good


198pp. Textblock is clean and tight. Light creases on front cover, minimal edge and spine wearing. View more info

Discoveries of Space: A Pictorial Narration

By: Lessing, Erich (a Pictorial Narration by); Leish, Archibald Mac (preface by); Lovell, Sir Bernard (intro. by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Germany, Herder and Herder: 1969

Seller ID: SB1787

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated end papers. Very clean binding and textblock. Sticker stain on fep. Price-clipped dust jacket with slight loss to extremities. 176p. View more info

The Air and Space Catalog (the complete sourcebook for everything in the universe)

By: Makower, Joel (ed.)

Price: $6.99

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition/1st Prtg

Seller ID: 01942

ISBN: 0394583272

Condition: Very Good


clean and tight ex-lib in mylar with usual stamps and labels. 332 pages, including index View more info

Star Hunters; The Quest to Discover the Secrets of the Universe

By: Mammana, Dennis

Price: $7.76

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: MF274

ISBN: 0894718754

Condition: Very Good +


Very clean and tight; other than slightly bumped corners, it's in great shape; 160 pp., including index; jacket has a little bit of shelf-wear, but is basically in very good shape. View more info

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Astrophotography II: Featuring the Techniques of the European Amateur

By: Martinez, Patrick

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Willmann-Bell, Inc.: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: KD572

ISBN: 0943396131

Condition: Near Fine


textblock immaculate and tight; boards lightly edge rubbed; black and white photographs throughout as well as several color photographs; no dust jacket; 174p., including index. View more info

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy

By: Mitton, Simon (editor-in-Chief)

Price: $16.44

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 07016

ISBN: 0517528061

Condition: Very Good


A bit of foxing along the top margin of the front matter from the ffep to the introduction page; minimal wear to binding; 495 pages, including index. overall very clean and tight; dust jacket wrinkled, rubbed, and lightly chipped at the spine extremities. View more info

Gravity, Black Holes and the Universe

By: Nicolson, Iain

Price: $7.75

Publisher: NY, John Wiley & Sons: 1981

Seller ID: KD489

ISBN: 0470271116

Condition: Near Fine


Binding and dj show little to no shelf-wear; appears unread; from the library of Dr. John K. Sterrett, scientific advisor to pioneering rocket programs, with his book plate on fep; black and white photographs and illustrations throughout; 264 pages including index. View more info

A Compendium of Astronomy; Containing the Elements of the Science, Familiarly Explained and Illustrated. Adapted to the Use of High Schools and Academies, and of the General Reader

By: Olmsted, Denison

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Robert B. Collins: 1856

Edition: New & Greatly Improved Edition

Seller ID: SB6942

Condition: Fair


Very aged, beat-up and character-soiled;. Penciled notes on front and rear end pages. Moisture stains throughout. Tear to top corner of several pages. Else somewhat clean and mostly tight, with several signatures shaken and starting; Moderately worn binding, loss to corners, fraying/chipping to head and foot of spine, paper on rear excised. 287p. View more info

Scientists Who Work with Astronauts

By: Poole, Lynn

Price: $18.50

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: KD466

Condition: Very Good


Binding is lightly edge-rubbed; dj is moderately shelf-rubbed and chipped; from the library of Dr. John K. Sterrett; Dr. Sterrett's book plate on fep, with card holder on rear ep; else a clean, tight and very nice copy; black and white photographs; 172 pages including index; includes Wernher Von Braun, Christopher C. Craft, Kenneth Nagler, Homer E. Newell, Nancy G. Roman, Jocelyn R. Gill, Eugene M. Shoemaker, Ernst Stuhlinger, Robert R. Gilruth, Maxine A. Faget, Richar... View more info

The Paris Codex: Decoding an Astronomical Ephemeris (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Volume 71, Part 5, 1981)

By: Severin, Gregory M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1981

Seller ID: EW2223

ISBN: 0871697157

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy in the original printed wraps, with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed with some light wrinkling around the spine and on both covers. 100p. View more info

Galileo's Sidereus Nuncius or A Sidereal Message

By: Shea, William R. (translated from the Latin, Intro., & Notes by); Bascelli, Tiziana (intro. & notes)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sagamore Beach, MA, Science History Publications: 2009

Seller ID: SB4469

ISBN: 0881353752

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's inked name, markered out on half title page. Blue highlighting on about half dozen pages. Otherwise textblock is extremely tight. Minimal wear to binding. 124pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info