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.
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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.
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;.
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;.
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.
San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1970. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJ has tears to top of spine, portion town away at front bottom corner, edgewear, toning to spine, shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 463 pages, graphs, tables.
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.
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: Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1971. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight blemish to rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; vii, 119 pages, frontispiece, chiefly illustrations (some color).
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, minor blemishes front and rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; vii, 119 pages, frontispiece, chiefly illustrations (some color).
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black and grey with grey print; Boards have slight wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xviii, 497 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
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.
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.
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1969. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with grey print and red illustration; DJ has edgewear, light tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears to front flap fold, tear to front bottom edge, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with black print, clean and strong; Text block has light tanning to rear endpapers, else clean and tight; “Kosmonavtika"-- title in Russian on added title page; 619 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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.
Roma: Reale Accademia D'Italia, 1934. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 70pp; original paper covered boards printed in red and black; crown dented and a bit chipped and worn; top corners bumped and worn; contents very good throughout; illustrated. [Spine; red and black text on olive paper boards]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautic, 1982. Quarto; G+; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Prepared under the auspices of the Eastern Regional Remote Sensing Applications Center’— title page; envelope enclosing unbound plates with clear plastic grids laid in; vii, 553 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: Morrow, 1993. First edition. Please see photos for details. Octavo; vi, 331 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Smoot on title page to talk show host Jim Bohannon. VG/VG; spine slightly cocked; interior clean and tight; slight shelfwear to jacket. SHELVED ROCKVILLE, BEHIND FRONT DESK.
Vatican: Specola Vaticana, 1952. Octavo; vg-/wraps; white spine with no text; front panel with white text on blue band beneath telescope; ex libris, BEDINI bookplate; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 67 pp.; illus., photos, plates, portraits; light general toning; some foxing; spine and edges, chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
First Edition. 8vo., 12 pages, illustrated; G-; blue cover, edges worn and stained, rubbing, ink notion upper right corner, some spotting, small tears at front and back edges, folder lower right corner; inside pages worn at edges, first page has inked inscription at top, slight tear at center edge of first three pages, slight stain from cover on last two pages; clean text; "Extracted from the supplementary Number of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1868"