Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1919. First Edition. 8vo., 55 pages; VG-; tan cover with black ink, light peripheral browning of cover, small tear at lower right corner of front, back has upper left corner torn away, some spotting, folded lower left corner, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; inside clean; "Occasional Scientific Papers of the Westwood Astrophysical Observatory, Number 2"
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San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; pp 336; VG/VG-; light green spine with black text; dust jacket slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Pergamon Press, 1959. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; greenish-tan spine with red text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, small closed tear on front head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 177. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Washington: U.S. Governemtn Printing Office, 1978. Second edition. Octavo; VG- ; Paperback; Spine, brown with black print; Cover is clean and bright but for name in ink on front top corner; Text block is clean and tight but for slight spotting to top edge; “Printed for the use of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation”— title page; vii, 600 pages.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with white print; Boards in green cloth with white print, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight but for ink inscription on front flyleaf; viii, 317 pages, illustrated (some color).
Washington: Natinal Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division, 1989. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 415 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. Octavo; pp 499; VG-/VG; ivory spine with black and blue text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; light ink to rear joint; cloth has minor wear to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, red with white print; Cover has vertical surface tear at center of front, slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xvi, 535 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Division, Office of External Relations, 2009. Quarto; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with orange print; Cover has light edgewear, light shelfwear, slight surface tears to spine; Text block clean and tight; “On April 25, 2006, NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center hosted a series of lectures … This monograph is a transcript of the event”— p. 5; 207 pages, illustrated (some color).
Washington, DC: NASA, 2008. Octavo: VG/VG: Blue and black spine with white text: DJ is clean with mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: NASA SP-2008-564: 329 pp.
New York, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1998. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 651; G-; blue spine with yellow and white text; no jacket; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; rubbed corners; previous bookshop's sticker to front; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; cracked gutter pp 16-17, as is; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd, 1963. Octavo; pp 199; G/Fair; gray/beige/blue spine with black and beige text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; few small chips to edges; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
Indianapolis, IN; New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1939. First Edition. Octavo; vg/none; blue cloth spine with faded gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; toning starts; illus.: B/W plates; facsimiles; 460pp. SIGNED by both authors on front free endpaper.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. First Edition. Octavo; pp 353; Good/paperback; dark green spine with white text; covers show slight shelf wear to exterior and edges; slight crease to front; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges, due to handling; illustrated; previous owner's name to first page; interior clean;.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA], History Office, 1995. Octavo; pp 795; G; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth shows mild shelf wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; some wear to edges; intact panels; text block has few spots to exterior fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1971. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, blemishes front and rear, stain to top fore corner front and rear; Text block clean and tight; vii, 119 pages, frontispiece, chiefly illustrations (some color).
Washington: NASA-National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1982. Small Quarto; pp 324; G+; blue/beige pictorial spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; mild rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior head edge; fore and tail edges clean; illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First edition. Quarto. VG in G+ dust jacket wrap. Black spine with white lettering. Several chips along the edges of the dust jacket as well as some rubbing. Book covers generally clean with some fading around the text on the spine. Spine slightly slanted. Both hinges somewhat loose. Edges and pages clean and unmarked. 359pp.
New York, Ny: Random House, 2006. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black glossy DJ spine with light pink author, tall white title and smaller white publisher. red rock graphic upon jacket front, minimal edgewear under clear protective cover. red HB with stamped silver lettering and adjacent black boards. with illustrated section following p. 212. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. skimmed lightly, clear throughout. sheets neat, like new edges. 394 pp. ISBN#1400060109.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976. Octavo; G; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover has name stamped on front, diagonal fold to front bottom corner, else clean and bright; Text block has library stamp on title page and on inside of rear cover, diagonal fold at bottom corner of initial pages, else clean and tight; “Committee Print”— title page; “Prepared for the use of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate”— title page; xx, 668 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Richmond: Willman-Bell, Inc, 1987. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 259; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with white text; this volume only; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; some wear to corners; lightly sunned exterior; text block show light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior lightly toned; pouch to rear pastedown with graphs; light ink throughout; profusely illustrated.
New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First Edition. Octavo; pp 486; VG-; burgundy/red pictorial spine with red and white text; no jacket; cloth has light soiling to exterior; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; ex-library with markings inside; text pages clean; illustrated;.
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 1974. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. wraps spine appears heavily wrinkled and an olive shade with medium white and black titles. adjacent wraps cover has minor sunning, appears brown and just barely sunned to olive at upper edge. rear panel is text filled with several fine punctures. clear and excellent, neat margins, frequently illustrated or with technical figures.mild bump to rear bottom corner area. 323 pp. ISBN# 0299064042.
New York: Dover Publications, 1962. First Edition. Large octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; beige and tan spine with black text; cover has sunning, a few small stains; textblock has slight edgewear, age toning, especially on front inside cover and title page, front endpaper missing, all text is clean, binding strong; pp 374. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2009. First Edition. large 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light blue matte HB, panels neatly and uniformly sky blue with black authors, title and publisher just below digit indicator of volume '20' int he Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium Series. light white endsheets, textblock white with small numbered figures and text details, also tables. sharp cornered and built boards, intact and hinges sealed and tight quality. EX-LIBRIS, surplus library duplicate, uncirculated. unmarked interior save for red stamp on half-title page and head-edge. fore-edge and tail end unmarked. 241 pp. ISBN# 9780521762632.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA], History Office, 1998. Octavo; pp 608; G-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; volume III; odd volume; cloth shows mild shelf wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; some wear to edges; slight sticker residue to spine; strong boards; text block has few spots to exterior fore edge; ex-library with markings inside; ex-library stickers to rear pastedown; illustrated; text pages clean;.
New York: Academic Press, 1976. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white print; DJ has tear at top of spine and at lower edge, slight edgewear; Boards in yellow cloth with red print, clean and strong; Textblock is clean and tight, owner stamp on front endpapers and title page; xi, 240 pages, illustrated.
New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2008. Paperback Edition. rectangular Qto. dark gray glossy wraps spine with large white uppercase title between tiny white author and small publisher logo. chafing concentrated at wraps spine ends and moderately to thick illustrated softcovers. superficial rubbing to exterior. a celestial blend of science and art as the. b/w and color images are enlarged and have captions of text detail. most are surrounded by a thick black frame.remainder mark on head-edge. 320 pp. ISBN# 9780810995468.