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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


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

A Manual of Advanced Celestial Photography

By: Wallis, Brad D.; Provin, Robert W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1988


Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Minimally rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with very light edge and spine wear. 388pp.; including appendix, bibliography, and index. 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


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

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.


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


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


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

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


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

Gravity, Black Holes and the Universe

By: Nicolson, Iain

Price: $7.75

Publisher: NY, John Wiley & Sons, 1981


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

Great Adventures In Science

By: Wright, Helen and Rapport, Samuel

Price: $9.22

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers, 1956

Edition: Reprint


Owner's stamp, top ffep; dj torn, chipped, wrinkled and lightly moisture stained in places, else wholly intact and bright. View more info

Mars Beckons : The Mysteries, the Challenges, the Expectations of Our Next Great Adventure in Space

By: Wilford, John Noble

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1990

Edition: First Edition


Binding clean; jacket rear panel slightly hand-soiled, otherwise clean and lightly edge-worn; textblock clean and tight; 244 pp. including index. View more info

Scientists Who Work with Astronauts

By: Poole, Lynn

Price: $18.50

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964

Edition: First Printing


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

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

By: Cromie, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay, 1976

Edition: 6th Prtg.


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

Solar System Astrophysics

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

Price: $7.71

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill, 1964

Edition: Second Printing


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

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


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 Magazine of Space News: Sept.-Oct. 1963

By: Bremmer, Francis(ed.)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ray Palmer, 1963


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