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THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE

By: Barrow, John D.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 4558

ISBN: 0465053548

Condition: Fine+ with no dust jacket


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 about it, guides readers on a journey to the beginning of time, into a world of temperatures and densities so high that we cann... 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: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books / Random House: 1986

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 3956

ISBN: 0812912020

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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. 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. . This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in excellent condition, with the fore-edges lightly soiled,... 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: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Tempus Books: 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 4555

ISBN: 1556151535

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. 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. . This is a new, unopened copy in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xiv, 314, (6) pp View more info

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

By: Davies, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 4760

ISBN: 0671602330

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books: 1991

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3671

ISBN: 0517578271

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped ($20.00) dust jacket. Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over light yellow boards, gilt lettering on spine. Includes Index. Science writer and cosmologist John Gribbin explores many of the most recent findings in solar research and the sun's role in the search for "cold dark matter" in the universe. John Gribbin is the author of The Jupiter Effect (1975) ; Galaxy Formation (1976) ; Forecasts, Famines and Freezes (1976) ; White Holes, Cosmic Gushers in the Universe (1977) ; Climatic Change (1978) ; This Shaking Ea... View more info

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UNTIL THE SUN DIES

By: Jastrow, Robert

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 3913

ISBN: 0393064158

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 book examines two great mysteries which have defied science - the riddle of life and the riddle of creation. In clear language and with vivid imagery it explains the meaning of the latest discoveries in astronomy, space exploration, and the origin of life, and describes the forces that have shaped... 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

Seller ID: 21516

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

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UNIVERSE: Origins and Evolution

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

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Belmont, CA, Wadsworth Publishing Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 4133

ISBN: 0534532861

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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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And There was Light: The Discovery of the Universe

By: Thiel, Rudolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1957

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 20786

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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 jacket has a small chip at the top edge of the front panel, with some smaller closed tears and creases. VERY GOOD/ GOOD. . B... View more info