Category: Astronomy


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IMAX Space Station Narrated by Tom Cruise

By: N/A

Price: $1.99

Publisher: 2005

Seller ID: 7666

7.50 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches; DVD is very clean, excellent playing condition. Case has light rubbing, sticker residue, View more info

The Foundation Trilogy Boxed Set Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation and Empire

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1974

Seller ID: 62

Slip cased set of the entire trilogy. No date listed for publication of this set. No date for this boxed set is listed. Each book is paginated separately. "Winner of The Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series". ; 2.4 x 7.3 x 4.4 Inches; Slip case has sunning, shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumps, cracks, tearing away of color layer from cardboard, but is intact. Books have some sunning, light shelf wear. `Foundation' is a 1966 date, 30th printing; 'Second Foundation... View more info

I, Asimov A Memoir

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Seller ID: 226

Cover is grey with black, faux spine; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Dr. Asimov [1920-1992] "was one of our most beloved authors...he left behind an unparalleled legacy of thought and imagination. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, he wrote more than 470 books and innumerable articles and short stories...perhaps best known as one of science fiction's founding fathers, he wrote the novels that defined the genre and w... View more info

Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World

By: Bishai, Wilson B

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, W. C. Brown Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6901

Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the... View more info

The History Of Clocks & Watches

By: Bruton, Eric

Price: $45.75

Publisher: Kent, England, Grange Books: 2002

Seller ID: 8802

NEW NEW. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 120+ color and b/w photos and b/w drawings. Goes back to the ancient world, Babylonia, et al, through the middle ages to the modern age, giving a history of horology, the science of keeping time. While keeping precise time is a science, intricate and fascinating, the clock works themselves, and the housings, can also be amazing works of art. The development of the long case clock [grandf... View more info

Aero Space '81 40th Anniversary Edition

By: Civil Air Patrol

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Maxwell Afb, AL, Civil Air Patrol: 1981

Seller ID: 5255

Softcover is orange ground with picture of space shuttle on it. White spine with brown lettering. 3 hole punched on side. Pages are tight and overall clean, except for highlighting and underlining. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams, etc. Sections are; Heritage of Flight; Aircraft and Their Uses; Propulsion and Flight; Aerial Navigation and the Weather; Space Utilization: Today and Tomorrow; Aerospace Community; 2 appendices; index. Oversize... View more info

The Vikings At a Glance

By: Corbishley, Mike and Hazel Mary Martell

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1998

Seller ID: 3061

Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper, with reinforced binding. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color drawings. Starts with a time chart from 700-1400. Chapters are: Site-seeing--A Guide to the Viking World; Homelands of the Vikings; Trade and Transport; Kings and Things; Viking Society; Everyday Life; Warriors and Raiders; Viking Builders; Words and Pictures; Religion; After the Vikings; Glossary. ; Colo... View more info

Surveying Theory and Practice

By: Davis, Raymond E. & Francis S. Foote & Joe W. Kelly

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1968

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 6549

Hard cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs, charts, diagrams, drawings, etc. Includes general tables and index. Everything you wanted to know about surveying, in the pre-computerized era, is here. Extra heavy; 4#. ; 5th Edition Series; B&W Illustrations; 2.1 x 8.2 x 5.5 Inches; xxv, 1096 pages; Hard cover has light rubbing, bumping, shelf wear, dirt spots on top of text bloc... View more info

Binary Stars A Pictorial Atlas

By: Dirk Terrell, et al

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Malabar, FL, Krieger Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 8005

B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; xii, 383 pages; Soft cover has a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Slight rubbing to cover, and minor corner bumping. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w pictures of binary stars. This atlas provides insight into the makeup of binary star systems. Each page shows one binary star system at about ten positions in its orbit, so as to provide perspective for the viewer as the system turns. It also details fundam... View more info

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Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters

By: Jones, Kenneth Glyn

Price: $35.75

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8998

Practical Astronomy Handbooks Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.80 X 7.40 X 1.30 inches; xvii, 427 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth boards, with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to boards. DJ has slight bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w plates, charts, maps and tables. Originally published in 1784. ' 18th century comet hunter Charles Messier had a problem. He was finding a number of strange... View more info

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Astrology & Your Horse

By: Maloney, Vicky & Beth

Price: $20.25

Publisher: Henley-in-arden, Compass Equestrian: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 2638

Cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Blue monochrome illustrutated endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Illsutrated with b/w drawings. Sections are: Sun Sign, Moon Sign; Fire Signs; Earth Signs; Air Signs; Water Signs; Sun Sign Tables; Moon Sign Tables. "Find out about your equine friend's sun and moon sign, understand his deepest needs and behavior, find out which sport he is best suited to, improve his way of going through an understandin... View more info

Hawk Comes Of Age: RAF Benevolent Fund Enterprises 1995

By: March, Peter R. , editor and compiler

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Fairford, England, The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Enterprises: 1995

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5795

Pages are clean and tight, still crisp. Grey spine with blue lettering. 1995 edition by the RAF Benevolent Fund. Book appears unused. Lavishly illustrated with over 175 color photos and some b/w drawings. Some of the chapters are: Evolution; Into Service; the Red Arrows; Goshawk; Looking to the Future; seven appendices. ISBN in book is 1899808000. Oversized. ; Color Photographs; 8 1/2 x 10 1/2; 159 pages; Very slight edge wear and scuffing. View more info

Mars and the mind of man With Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Bruce Murray, Walter Sullivan

By: Sagan, Carl

Price: $67.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7605

B/w photographs; 9.20 X 7.20 X 0.70 inches; xiii, 143 pages; Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping and sunning. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping, sunning; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Stated 'first edition' with full number line on rear page. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "The facts and photgraphs sent back to earth by Mariner 9 spark this fine, freewheeling exchange about the Red Planet as physical fact an... View more info

Simonsen's Navigation: Coastwise and Blue Water Navigation

By: Simonsen, Captain Sven T.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Nj, Usa, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1973

Seller ID: 270

White cover with a large photo of a sailor (assuming it is Capt. Simonsen) on the front. Lettering on front and spine in red and blue. Some rubbing, bumping, fading, sunning; spine is slightly cocked. A very light thumb sized smudge on lower front end paper. Pages are extremely clean and tight. Many color and b/w illustrations, including photos, drawings, diagrams, charts and graphs. Written by the founder of the Coast Navigation School. A standard in the field of naviga... View more info

The Mediaeval Mind: 2 Volume Set a History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in the Middle Ages, Fourth Edition. 2 Volumes Complete

By: Taylor, Henry Osborn

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 7816

Ex-Library; 8.60 X 6 X 3.20 inches; 603, 620 pages; 2 volume hard cover set has typical former library book markings, as well as stamps on all sides of text block. Bumping, rubbing, sunning. Overall, pages are very clean and tight. Covers are green with gold lettering on spine. "Henry Osborn Taylor (1856–1941) was the author of works on ancient and medieval history". View more info

The Lure And Romance Of Alchemy

By: Thompson, C. J. S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6942

Published by Gale Research Co. , Detroit, MI, 1974; 249 pages. Cover is blue with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused, one of those that get purchased and put aside, never used; only wear from moving from one place to the other. Illustrated with dozens fo b/w pictures. A reprint of 1932 edition by George G. Harrap &co. , Ltd. , London. Very scarce title in this reprint edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 8 3/4; 249 pages; Cover has ligh... View more info