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Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1967. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, small tear on spine head edge, red rubbing on front interior, browning in front and rear interiors especially along pastedowns, slight tearing on head edges of front and rear paste downs; text block very slightly age toned around edges; inserts included; ix, 266pp.
Albany: 1856. First Edition. 8vo., 139 pages; Fair; lacking front cover, back cover light green, age-toned, heavy spotting and stains, chipping and tears on all edges; front page has light smudging, tears at top and bottom of spine and both outside corners, binding thread exposed, slight spotting; clean interior but for creased, torn, and smudged upper right corner from page 119 to end.
London; London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Priestley and Weale, 1827; 1829. Small Quarto; VG-; Dark beige spine with black text [Part II]; Green slipcase has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to corners, cloth covering spine detaching toward tail edge, cloth covering head edge slight detaching; Part I contains loose bindings numbering 141 uncut pp, outer pages show slight age toning, rough edges, interior pages unmarked; Part II has 431 pp; bound in paper covers, covers show slight browning to exteriors, chipping to spine edges, minor wear to edges; text block has light wear and ivory toning to exterior edges, foxing to inside covers, foxing to first and last two pages; interior clean;.
Houston: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 1974. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; x, 359 pages, illustrated (some color) + 6 folded maps (color) tipped in at rear cover.
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.
Pasadena: NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 1982. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Covers are white with black print, light stains and smudging present, slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight; 60 pages, illustrated (color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: HarperCollins, Publishers, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Thin Quarto; unpaginated; VG/VG-; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has mild rubbing wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by Buzz Aldrin and Wendell Minor;.
London, New York, Toronto: Abelard-Schuman, 1960. Octavo; pp 158; G/Fair; black/off-white with white and beige text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; few chips to edges; some slight stains to spine; dj flaps adhered to pastedowns; cloth has some light sun fading to exterior; rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has some slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with some markings inside; small moisture stain to ffep, as is; illustrated; good binding;.
Washington, D.C. NASA, 1979. Quarto; pp 146; G; dark navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mildly splayed boards; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated; errata sheet laid in at ffep; slight smudges to title and facing pages; interior pages clean;.
Washington,D.C. NASA, 1979. Quarto; pp 146; G; dark navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mildly splayed boards; sturdy boards; text block has light tone to exterior fore and tail edges; some foxing to exterior head edge; illustrated; errata sheet laid in at ffep; interior pages clean; duplicate copy;.
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.
The Netherlands: Springer, 2006. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black text. Boards have general shelfwear, has Ex-Library call number label on spine, otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on title page, bar code sticker and call number label on rear free end paper; pp 429.
Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. Dutch Printing. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. vibrant blue leatherette with a fine grain to the HB spine and the adjacent panels. stamped silver titling between thin silver decorative stripes at tip and tail. two small nicks to front board, pushed in spine ends and gently abraded corners. VOLUME 1 ONLY! chapters filled with color and b/w figures printed among the text on semi-glossy stock. thick volume, slightly graying on fore-edge and tail, otherwise a solid copy with no interior writing or marks. out-of-print. 960 pp. ISBN# 0792371941.
Boston: American Stationers [John B. Russell], 1837. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG; 371 Pages; re-bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled boards and end papers; Gilt lettering to spine; Illustrated with B & W plates throughout, including many telescopic views of the moon; Also 3 fold-out hand-colored diagrams of the constellations; Some waviness and age toning to the text block, as is typical; Some spots of foxing; Light tears at the folds of some illustrations; Shelved Case 10.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996. Octavo; pp 301; VG-/G; purple pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; light foxing to flap edges; minor wear to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean;.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Quarto; VG-/G+; Hardcovers with dust jackets; Off-white spines with black texts; Dust jackets of the 3 volumes have minor tears to the heads and tails of the spines; Dust jacket of vol. 2 bk.1 has moderate tear to the front exterior; also vol.2 bk.1 has vertical brown stain to the rear edge of the spine; rear exteriors of all spines of dust jackets have moderate smudges and are wrinkled to the spines; Boards have solid binding and are clean; Vols.2 Bk.1 and 3 have moderate marks to end- papers and foxing to the top edges otherwise text blocks are clean. 442p.(Vol.1);405p.(Vol.2 Bk1); 756p.(Vol.2, Bk.2); 542p. (Vol.3) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
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).
Carnegie Institution of Washington. First Edition. 8vo, paged 268-280, illustrated; VG; grey cover with black print, pencil notation at top right of front cover, pen inscription on front cover beneath title "Gift of Prof. R. Daly-1957", light smudge to upper right of cover edge, slight bump to lower spine corner, back cover has library stamp at top left corner; interior clean but for spot on p. 271, crease on title page and p. 271; "Extracted from Year Book No. 23, 1924, pages 268 to 280."
Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Yellow spine with black text. Boards have general shelfwear, tiny tears to front edge, rubbing to corners, ex-Library call number label on spine, otherwise, clean, binding strong; Textblock has ex-Library stamp on front past-down, bar code sticker on rear free end paper, and call number label with card holder on rear paste-down, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 506.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. First Edition. 4to., 89 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with gold and white lettering; minimal wear to DJ, mild age-toning to margins of flaps, price uncut "$12.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, gray pictorial endpapers; slight cocking to spine, very mild bumping to corners, minimal wear to boards; "First published in 1972" stated to copyright page; interior clean; shelved Review Table.
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).
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in illustrated cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xi, 313 pages, illustrated (some color). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
London, Warsaw, Cracow, New York: Macmillan/Polish Scientific Publishers, 1972. Small Quarto; G/G; dark red spine with white text; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Houston: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 1993. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with silver print; Boards in black cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to top edge; xi, 406 pages, 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, 1986. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with white print; Boards in blue cloth with white print, slight wear to spine caps and corners, slight scratching on rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xi, 600 pages, chiefly illustrations (b&w photographs). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
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.
Washington: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, 1974. Proceedings [1967 &1968]. Quarto; vg/wraps; white spine with white text on blue band; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 307 pp.; photos, drawings, tech plans, graphs, tables and figures; wraps, foxing and spot staining; else very good; ---PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND HISTORY SYMPOSIA OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ASTRONAUTICS AT BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA, 26 SEPTEMBER 1967, AND NEW YORK, U.S.A., 16 OCTOBER 1968.