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Image for Kaplan, Joseph & von Braun, Wernher; Haber, Heinz; Ley, Willy; Schachter, Oscar; Whipple, Fred L.; Ryan, Cornelius (ed.)

Kaplan, Joseph & von Braun, Wernher; Haber, Heinz; Ley, Willy; Schachter, Oscar; Whipple, Fred L.; Ryan, Cornelius (ed.)

By: Across the Space Frontier

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63640


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. xiv + 148 pages, colour illustrations on plates and line drawings in the text, colour pictorial endpapers, index. Illustrations are by Chesley Bonestell, Fred Freeman and Rolf Klep. An advertising flyer for this book is laid in View more info

Image for Man in space

Man in space

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press Agency: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43336


Clean, stapled magazine 20 x 25cm, no inscriptions. No date but assume from text 1965. 32 pages, numerous photos of the Russian astronauts in the text View more info

Image for Through the telescope

Through the telescope

By: Baikie, James

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33898


Clean hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, front cover title is faded and cloth damp stained and wrinkled on rear and front boards, corners bumped, no inscriptions. xv + 292 pages, 32 illustrations on plates and 26 in text, index View more info

Image for The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria B. C.

The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria B. C.

By: Batten, A. H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Canada, National Research Council: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45297


Small format, clean paperback original, pictorial card covers, stapled spine, card covers rubbed at corners and on back cover, no inscriptions. 56 pages, photos and illustrations in the text. No date but approx 1971 from text View more info

Image for Planets: some myths and realities

Planets: some myths and realities

By: Baum, Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31377


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 200 pages, photos on plates, notes, references, bibliography, index View more info

Image for The quest for Mars: the NASA scientists and their search for life beyond Earth

The quest for Mars: the NASA scientists and their search for life beyond Earth

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: £8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40058


Good reading copy, ex library with a 'Withdrawn' stamp on the title page, and minimal sticker removal mark on the front endpaper, but otherwise very clean and complete (appears to be unread), in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xii + 370 pages, 15 colour photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Space 50

Space 50

By: Bizony, Piers

Price: £80.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Smithsonian Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36983


Very clean, tightly bound large format book with an Ex Libris Arhur C. Clarke bookplate, which is signed 'All best!, Arthur C. Clarke' on the front pastedown, otherwise no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 320 pages, many colour photos, foreword by Arthur C. Clarke, index. Heavy book, 2.3kg unpacked View more info

Image for The story of our planet

The story of our planet

By: Bonney, T. G.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Ltd.: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42997


Clean hardback bound in crimson half leather over black leathercloth, with 4 raised spine bands, gilt titles & decoration, all edges sprinkled red, worn at corners, endpapers tanned, no marginalia or inscriptions. xvi + 592 pages, 6 colour plates, 170 text illustrations, glossary, index View more info

Image for Halley's Comet and the Principia

Halley's Comet and the Principia

By: Brown, Peter Lancaster

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Aldeburgh, Aries Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 23827


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, probably unread. viii + 350 pages, 180 illustrations, sources & references, index. Tercentenary edition; ; View more info

Image for By space ship to the Moon

By space ship to the Moon

By: Coggins, Jack & Pratt, Fletcher

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Publicity Products Ltd: 1953

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 62671


Clean larger format hardback tightly bound in glossy pictorial boards, boards slightly bowed, no inscriptions. 64 pages, illustrations in the text and on endpapers. No date but Copac gives 1953 View more info

Image for The life and death of stars

The life and death of stars

By: Cooke, Donald A.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: U.S.A, Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36984


Very clean, tightly bound landscape format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 194 pages, colour & b/w photos, foreword by Patrick Moore, reading list, index. Heavy book, 1.3kg unpacked View more info

Beyond Pluto: exploring the outer limits of the Solar System

By: Davies, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 58897


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 234 pages, photos & illustrations in the text, index View more info

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Astrophysical enigmas

By: Dhar, Sudhir Kumar

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Asia Publishing House: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14214


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the top edge but with no significant loss. View more info

Image for Mars: the living planet

Mars: the living planet

By: DiGregorio, Barry E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Frog. Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63386


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xx + 366 pages, 24 colour photos on plates, many illustrations in the text, glossary, notes, reading list, index View more info

Image for A treatise on practical astronomy, as applied to geodesy and navigation

A treatise on practical astronomy, as applied to geodesy and navigation

By: Doolittle, C. L.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1893

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31711


Clean hardback tightly bound in dark blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and a small area of insect damage halfway up the spine, some brown age-toning to endpapers, no inscriptions. x + 642 pages, 72 figures, 10 tables. Undated but COPAC states 1893 View more info

Image for High resolution astrophotography

High resolution astrophotography

By: Dragesco, Jean & Richard McKim

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 46255


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. xiv + 158 pages, b/w illustrations, references, bibliography, index. 'Practical astronomy handbooks' no. 7 View more info

Image for Storm on the sun

Storm on the sun

By: Goodavage, Joseph

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, New American Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30638


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, remainder line at bottom edge, British price sticker over US price, no inscriptions, appears little used. xii + 192 pages View more info

Image for La face cachee du ciel

La face cachee du ciel

By: Granger, Michel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: France, Albin Michel: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 36818


Tightly bound paperback, card covers rubbed at edges, with a small private library stamp on the front endpaper and in the margin of page 49. 288 pages. Livre broché. Text in French. View more info

Image for Beyond the Jupiter effect

Beyond the Jupiter effect

By: Gribbin, John and Plagemann, Stephen

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19353


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a small graze at one corner, otherwise as new, appears unread. viii + 184 pages, index View more info

Image for Robotic exploration close to the sun: scientific basis

Robotic exploration close to the sun: scientific basis

By: Habbal, Shadia Rifai

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A, American Institute of Physics Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36297


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles, booksellers stamp on front endpaper otherwise virtually as new, no inscriptions. xiv + 274 pages + publishers ads, illustrations in the text, references, author index. AIP Conference Proceedings 385 View more info