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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.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Brnach, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1979. Quarto; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in black illustrated cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xix, 198 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red and black with white and yellow print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to rear bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has small label on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xiv, 246 pages, illustrated (some color).
Paris: CECLES-ELDO, 1965. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has light edgewear, slight shelfwear; Text block has owner name stamped on title page, else clean and tight; “CECLES-ELDO 1960-1965”— Cover title; “ELDO Report 1960-1965”— Spine title; 94 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
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: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, red with white print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Text block has cocked spine, else clean and tight; xvi, 535 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 1998. Two clear plastic clam-shell cases, each containing 2 DVDs of 4 lectures each, and a Course Guidebook (total of 4 DVDs, 16 lectures, and 2 guidebooks). The spine of each case has a white label with black text; guidebook text blocks are clean; --This offer is for Parts I and II only of a five-part set.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1983. Quarto; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in illustrated cloth, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xi, 253 pages, illustrated (some 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.].
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).
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1946. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tanned with blue print; DJ is blue with blue print, spine and flap folds are tanned, tears across top edge, slight edgewear at bottom edge, small stain at front bottom edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading/shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, mild tanning to endpapers, clean text; viii, 226 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover has name stamped on front, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; “Committee Print”— title page; “Prepared for the use of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate”— title page; xii, 221 pages.
Ilmenau: Bernh. Friedr. Voigt, 1825. [Nach der 15ten Ausgabe aus dem Franzoischen ind Duetsche ubersetzt und mit Zusatzen und Anmerkungen]. 12mo; good+/none; brown spine with no text; gilt bands, flaking loss; boards, brown marbling; major edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; all edges, tinted green; 590 pp.; illus., seven  Tafeln, being three  folded charts, one folded table, and four  plates; foxing and mild toning; binding shaken; split starts, joints and spine; major chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN; ---[SUBTITLE: In zwei und zwanzig Vorkesungen, ohne Hulfe der Mathematik, erlautert; Nebst den neuesten Entdeckungen des Dr. Herschel in London, welche in Deutschland noch wenig bekannt sind. Mit 7 lytthographirten Tafeln und einer Himmelkarte] Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
University of Edinburgh, Mathematical Department, 1914. First Edition. 8vo, paged -686, 1 leaf of plates, illustrated; G+; blue cover with black print, peripheral tanning, smudging and spotting; interior clean but for slight spotting; "University of Edinburgh, Mathematical Department, Session 1914, Research Paper No. 4"; "Reprinted from the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. LXXIV. No. 8."
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.
Moscow: Publishing House Science (ИздАТЕЛЬСТВО НАУКА), 1971. Large Octavo; pp 128; G+/Fair; black/gray pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has some scratches to exterior; lightly toned spine; minor chips to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows very slight tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior pages clean; profusely illustrated; text in Russian;.
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, 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;.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1967. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition, first corrected printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black and grey with blue print; DJ has light edgewear, shelfwear, folds out into large photomap of moon; Boards in black cloth with red and white print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; 482 pages, frontispiece, 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.
Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1983. 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, has a small open tear at the top fore edge corner; binding has wear along the bottom edge, has minor cocking; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the half title page with a crescent moon drawing; shelved case 10.
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.
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;.
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.