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Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, December 1974. Volume 45. 8vo. VG/VG-. tanned sky blue DJ spine with some rubbing but slight wear to DJ strip head and tail. some stamps, red L.O.C. duplicate on even blue-tone front jacket, titling in red and bordered with thick red frame. inner flaps sky blue with sun-tinged outer frame of edges, fore-edge folds likewise. dark blue clothbound HB, stamped small gilt capitals for author, and title horizontal between thin gilt stripes. embossed gold seal on front, ends corners light shelfwear. unmarked ivory fep/ffep, with rear inside cover has large raised ripple wrinkle. purple stamp to copyright page. numbered tables and figures. profuse use of tables, numbered figures and more. 284 pp. ISBN# 020801425X.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2001. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is in good condition with mild general shelfwear, some scuffing, less than one inch closed tear at head of spine: Boards are strong and clean with very light shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock is bright and clean, pages are clean and free of markings, folds or tears: 472 pp.
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.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 639-659; G-; grey cover with black print, pencil inscription at top right "To Prof. Daly with compliments, Ross Gunn", pencil notation beneath author's name, blue library stamp at bottom edge, mild creasing and spotting, mild bump to lower right corner; interior has mild smudge on first page, extensive pencil annotations throughout; "Reprinted from the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 213, No. 6, June, 1932."
First Edition. 8vo, paged 167-186; G; grey cover with black print, ink inscription to upper right corner "To Prof. Daly with compliments, R.G.", blue library stamp at bottom edge of front cover, vertical center crease throughout, some spotting, slight peripheral tanning, mild bumping to corners, slight ink smudge above title, back has stray blue pencil mark on left; inside has slight tear to right edge of last two pages, otherwise clean; "Reprinted from the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 220, No. 2, August, 1935."
Kobenhavn: I Kommission Hos Ejnar Munksgaard, 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 74 pages, tables; grey cover with black print, ink inscription on cover, slight peripheral browning front and back, slight bump to upper right corner, slight smudge on back cover; cover separating from binding; clean interior; "Det Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Matematisk-Fysiske Meddelelser, Bind XXV, Nr. 3"
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: Delacorte Press, 1998. First Edition, Sixth Printing. Octavo, 368 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with blue lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$23.95', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding and pages have minimal wear; inscribed by the author on the title page; shelved case 5.
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;.
Washington: Office of Publications, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1937. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is cream with black print, peripheral tanning; Text block clean and tight; "Reprinted from The Scientific Monthly, December, 1937, Vol. XLV, pages 481-493"; 13 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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.
Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo, 95 pages; VG/VG; spine is black with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor cocking; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the half title page; shelved case 10.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; Yellow, orange & brown spine with white & yellow text; dust jacket shows minimal shelf wear with light wear on rear but is overall intact; cloth is very clean with strong and intact panels; text block has slight wear on exterior fore edge, due to handling, but otherwise has clean, crisp pages with tight binding; pp 202.
1964. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; with paperback pamphlet; Spine, white with red print; Boards in white paper with red print, spotting, smudging, shelfwear; Text block has age-toning to paper, clean text; "Zur XII. Generalversammlung der Internationalen Astronomischen Union und zum Internationalen Symposium zur Geschichte der Astronomie, Hamburg 1964"; Hardback is facsimile of the “Dissertatio” published in 1610, in Latin, iii, 34 pages; Paperback pamphlet is German translation of “Unterredung … “, 39 pages, illustrated.
Mumbai, India: Smt. Reba Biswas, January 2009. First Edition. thin 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. slender black glossy wraps spine, centered dark yellow uppercase title, author separated by an orange star at mid-spine, tiny ridges to the touch. very tiny type at head of spine. front cover celestial pictorial between repeated title and white author. bright white textblock, no illustrations and clean. thin outer edges are likewise unmarred. 177 pp.
New York: Free Press, 2012. Octavo, 202pp; VG/VG; spine dark blue with yellow and white lettering, dust jacket protected with a mylar jacket; inscribed on title page by author to previous owner; embossed by previous owner on endorsement page; text block clean; text clear; in excellent condition; shelved case 13.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1957. Second Edition, Third Impression. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, small closed tears on front tail edge, open tear on spine head edge, rubbing on spine tail edge, open tears on fore corners, general sun toning; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, signature penned on front end paper; text block age toned; viii, 434pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
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, D.C. National Academy of Sciences, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine orange with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, small scratch in the middle of front cover (not very obtrusive), minimal other wear on covers and spine, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, minimal wear, light foxing on edges, free of writing/markings, free of highlighting/underlining. pp. 274.
Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1863. Second Edition. 8vo., 170  pages; VG; spine green leather with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound, with some repair, marbled boards preserved, new cloth spine and corners, previous thin spine preserved and on top of spine; not a recent repair, with moderate wear to cloth; with two title pages, the first in a burnt orange color; small bookplate on front pastedown; mild foxing; text in French; shelved case 10.
New York and London: Academic Press, Inc., 1960. Octavo; pp 422; VG-/G+; ivory spine with burgundy text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, mainly to spine, some rubbing to exterior; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Hardcover Edition. Thin quarto, 144 pages, G+/VG-; DJ, white spine, small black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, spine age-toned off-white, lettering clear and legible, "Gnome Press" logo to tail; light creasing to back cover, small closed tears to edges of back cover, small open tear to top edge of back cover; light water damage visible to edges of flaps; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, small red lettering to spine: mild overall wear/light soiling to boards, dust staining to top edges of boards, "Gnome Press" logo to tail of spine; age-toning to interior, text and black-and-white graphics legible/clear; starting hinge with open tearing to gutter between table of contents and introduction/copyright page, boards slightly shaken, binding intact, leaves somewhat fragile; first published in the U.S. by Maco Magazine Corporation, New York in 1953 (remains stated to copyright page), subsequently published in hardcover by Gnome Press for the library market in a print run of 3,000 copies; shelved Front Counter.
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. American Chemical Society, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 175 pages; VG; bound in custom full brown leather, gilt lettering to spine and front board; marbled endpapers; Inscribed on title page by Mark Littmann to Ambassador Oliver Wright, British Ambassador to the United States, "Your countrymen have given us so much knowledge and Inspiration"; shelved case 10.
New York, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/Good; Ex Libris; Cream spine with black and blue spines; DJ shows signs of wear, 1 inch tear on either side of the front cover, the back cover is faded with age; Boards strong, Embossed Seal included on front Free End-Paper; textblock has some pencil-highlighted areas and is faded with age, and has deckled edges, but is otherwise clean; pp 256.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution, 2016. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 256 pages, VG/VG; DJ, dark gray spine, white lettering: mild overall wear/creasing to covers, "US $34.95 / CAN $41.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; gloss paper boards, cover design identical to DJ: very mild overall wear to boards, light wear to corners; interior clean, replete with full-color graphics; contains errata issued by publisher housed between verso of ffep and title page; shelved Front Table.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1972. Octavo; VG-/VG; Brown spine with white and orange text; DJ darkened by age, otherwise clean, light edgewear and shelfwear; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, first signature slightly separated, bottom corner of front inside cover flap has been clipped, previous bookseller's sticker affixed to back cover pastedown; pp 174.
Denver: American Astronautical Society, 1965. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in black cloth, white and red lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners, light soiling on front and spine, some bumping around edges; text block age toned around edges; insert included; xxi, 979pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2001. Octavo: VG/VG: Light gray spine with dark purple text: DJ is covered in mylar, very mild general shelfwear, age toning most apparent on spine: Boards are strong and clean with very minimal wear: Textblock is bright and clean, pages are free of any markings, folds or tears: NASA Special Publication 2001-4227:674 pp. Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
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: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1961. Small Octavo; G/G; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with 1 inch tear at head edge near spine and other minor wear along edges & corners, general rubbing on exterior due to handling; Boards are sunned with overall shelf wear, but sturdy; Text block show moderate wear from handling, tightly bound to spine; pp 244.
Santafe de Bogota, D.C. Universidad Nacional De Colombia, 1999. Volumen 1 No. 1. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Teal spine with yellow writing; Cover stock is in very good condition with some slight bending at the edges, a few smudges on the cover, and minimal tearing on the top spine cover; The quality of the text block is very good however book's pages have been subjected to some age toning and the page edges are mildly stained on the lower right-hand corner; pp 165.
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: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white and off white text: Covers have some scuff marks, general shelfwear, clean and binding tight: Textblock exterior has small stain to tail edge else clean and pages clean and unmarked: 196 pp.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics And Space Administration / Scientific And Technical Information Division, 1988. First Edition. Folio, vii, 13, 95 pages; VG; black cloth boards, black tape spine, white lettering; mild rubbing and shelfwear; NASA SP-496; interior clean; shelved front table or Alcove 1.
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.