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and there was Light The Discovery of the Universe

By: Thiel, Rudolf

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1957

Edition: First American Edition. 1


Quarter bound in publisher's purple cloth over aqua boards with an illustration of an astronomer blind-stamped on the front cover, gilt lettering on spine, red topstain, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with b&w drawings and photographs. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, light sun-fading to top edges of cover, former owner's gift inscription at the top corner of the front endpaper, red topstain has 2 small streaks, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust... View more info

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ASTRONOMY TODAY

By: Chaisson, Eric and Steve McMillan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall Direct, 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus. Third Printing


FIRST EDITION, THIRD PRINTING (Number Line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3) Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). 4to (8.5 x 11"). xviii, 658, 7, (1), 17 (1), 2, 10, (6) pp. Bound in publisher's pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with hundreds of Color and B&W photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts and tables. Includes Appendices, Glossary and Index. This is a new, unopened copy in almost perfect condition, corners slightly bumped, else fine. FINE. Chaisson and McM... View more info

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT: New Theories about the Sun and the Search for Dark Matter

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books, 1991

Edition: First American Edition. 1


FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped ($20.00) dust jacket. 8vo (6.25 x 9.25"). xiv, (ii) 240 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over light yellow boards, gilt lettering on spine. Includes Index. This is a new, unopened copy, and both the volume and the dust jacket are in absolutely perfect condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. Science writer and cosmologist John Gribbin explores many of the most recent findings in solar research and t... View more info

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Dead Reckoning Altitude and Azimuth Table

By: Ageton, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office, 1943

Edition: Third Edition. 1


Publisher's flexible black covers with green lettering on spine. . Lower tip of rear cover is bumped, lettering on front cover is faded, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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Majestic Universe Views from Here to Infinity

By: Brunier, Serge; Dunlop, Storm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1


Color Photographs. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 216 pp View more info

The Cosmic Blueprint New Discoveries in Nature's Creative Ability to Order the Universe

By: Davies, Paul

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing


FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket. Quarter bound in publisher's blacl cloth over cream boards, gilt lettering on spine. viii, (ii), 224 pp. Includes References, Bibliography and Index. Some minor stains on rear cover only, not affecting the interior, else fine. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. viii, (ii), 224 pp View more info

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THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE

By: Barrow, John D.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Basic Books, 1994

Edition: First Edition. 1


Softcover. 8vo (approx 5.5 x 9.25"). 150 pp. A volume in the Science Masters Series. 1st Printing. Illustrated with drawings. Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. This is an unmarked copy, with only the slightest shelf-wear. FINE. There is no more profound, enduring, or fascinating question in all of science than that of how time, space, and matter began. Now John Barrow, who has been at the cutting edge of research in this area and has written extensively ab... View more info

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The Stars in Their Courses

By: Jeans, James H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1931

Edition: First American Edition. 1


Boards and spine are faded, pages are yellowed with age, cover detached from spine. Text is clean and unmarked. . B&W Photographs. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. x, 173 pp View more info

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Thursday’s Universe A Report from the Frontier on the Origin, Nature, and Destiny of the Universe

By: Bartusiak, Marcia

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Tempus Books, 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1


Softcover. 8vo (approx 6 x 9"). xiv, 314, (6) pp. 1st Printing. Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. This is a new, unopened copy in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW. A history and some predictions for the future of astronomy and what it tells us about the universe. The author is a winner of the American Institute of Physics Science-Writing Award. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xiv, 314, (6) pp View more info

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THURSDAY’S UNIVERSE: A Report from the Frontier on the Origin, Nature, and Destiny of the Universe

By: Bartusiak, Marcia

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Times Books / Random House, 1986

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing


FIRST EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.5"). xiv, 306 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth, over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration and embossed medallion on cover. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in excellent condition, with the fore-edges lightly soiled, the boards lightly sunned along the top edge (only) and the ... View more info

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UNIVERSE: Origins and Evolution

By: Snow, Theodore P. and Kenneth R. Brownsberger

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Belmont, CA, Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing


FIRST EDITION, SECOND PRINTING. Softcover. Without CD-Rom. Large 4to (9 x 11"). xviii, 539, 40, 14, 7 pp. Bound in publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W photographs, maps, charts, tables, and drawings. Tight and square, with no ownership or study marks. Corners lightly fanned, a couple of pages lightly soiled, else fine. NEAR FINE.. Color and B&W illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. xviii, 539, 40, 14, 7 pp View more info

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UNTIL THE SUN DIES

By: Jastrow, Robert

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1977

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing


FIRST EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING (Number Line: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0). Hardcover with dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.25"). 172, (2) pp. Bound in publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Printed endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. Includes Index. This is an excellent copy, tight and square, with no ownership marks. It appears to be unread. The dust jacket (only) has a small closed tear at the bottom right front corner, el... View more info