Astronomy (Science & Tech)
Vannes: Editions Burillier, 1999. Reprint. Quarto; vg/none; brown leatherette spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 239 pp; 10 astronomical plates; 150 text figures and tables; binding, cocked; else very good; --TEXT IN FRENCH; --- A history of the Scientific study of the planet Mars.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1986. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. sunned DJ spine, a mixed gray DJ spine with large ivory titling between yellow uppercase authors and publisher. jacket front background is a darker gray, with similar titling framing a graphic, ivory jacket is yellow toned. gray clothbound HB, imprinted white titling with adjacent ivory boards. lightly read interior has no writing, no marks and neat edges all sides. 706 pp. ISBN# 0198519494.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Large Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Navy blue spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some general shelfwear mainly concentrated at tail and head of spine and corners, some light dust staining: Textblock is slightly darkened with age but clean and pages are free of markings and tears, light creases from dog eared pages on about half the pages, front free page has previous owners name in black ink: NASA Special Publication 474: 175 pp. Voyager 1 and 2 Atlas of Six Saturnian Satellites.
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.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 2003. Fourth printing. Square quarto. VG in good dust jacket. Gray-black spine with white lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Publisher sticker to front dust jacket panel. Text of pages and illustrations generally clean and unmarked. 319pp. With a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke and an afterword by Lawrence Weschler.
Londini [London]: Typis Henrici Woodfall, Sumptibus Pauli et Isaaci Vaillant, 1739. First Edition. 4to., xvi, 307pp., 5pp. Index; VG; bound in polished brown calf, spine paneled tan leather with red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards; boards have a gilt border, gilt rule to covers; gilt tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; some wear and bumping to corners, wear to boards; frontispiece portrait of Bentley, engraved by Geo. Vertue after I. (Sir James) Thornhill; large engraved headpiece to the dedication; folding plate of Farnese atlas, in excellent condition, plate only has the two folds; wide margins; consignment; shelved case 4.
London: Pergamon, 1958. Serial. Quarto; good+/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering on red label; ex library, endpaper scars; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 508 pp.; binding, shaken; illus., 235 text figures; folded plates; some color; missing title page and fore matter pp. i-vi; else very good.
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.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1982. Folio; VG/VG; Blue spine with illustration and black text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket from previous owner, general shelfwear, minor edgewear, age toning limited to rear fold; Boards have minimal edgewear otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 190. May require extra shipping pricing for international.
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 Aisle D above overflow case between China and Japan.
Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Quarto; White spine with black text; 3 Volumes (Vol I. Books One & Two of Vol II, and Vol III); Dust jackets have tears and rubbing along the edges; Crease on DJ of Vol III, at back; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise strong; Textblocks have shelfwear; pp1740. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
San Diego: American Astronautical Society, 2004. na. Octavo. VG+/none. Black boards with white and red lettering. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 27TH ANNUAL AAS ROCKY MOUNTAIN GUIDANCE AND CONTROL CONFERENCE HELD FEBRUARY 4-8, 2004, BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO. Uncirculated Library of Congress duplicate with stickers, stamps, and markings. Corners and spine ends of boards rubbed. Superficial scuffing to covers. No CD-ROM. ISBN 0-87703-511-3.
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.
New York: Springer, 2009. Quarto: VG/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is in very good condition, clean with light edgewear and minimal scuffmarks: Boards are strong and clean with light bumping at tail of spine, corners are sharp: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds and tears, many color photographs of the subject matter: 139 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: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black and blue spine with yellow and blue text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, chipping around edges and along spine, one-inch closed tear on back head edge; boards are strong, rubbing along spine, bumping at spine head and tail; textblock has ex libris stamp on front endpaper and back pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 250.
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.
Rome: Aloysium Zannettum, 1603. First edition. Thin, narrow 10mo in vellum; VG; minimal soiling on covers; tiny remnants of leather straps on back cover; strong binding; book title inscribed on lower external edge; ink inscriptions and signatures on end pages; tiny closed tears on first two pages; slight foxing on edges; text in Latin, in tiny print; tables at the end; in very good and readable condition; Clavius was a German Jesuit mathematician, highly respected by Galileo, who visited him in 1611; shelved in Case # 3.
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1902. Fourth Edition. 8vo., xv, 489pp., 1pp. ad; VG; spine green cloth with gilt lettering; mild shelfwear, including bumping to corners, head and tail of spine, wear to spine edges; foxing to text block, intermediate mild foxing throughout; 6 b/w plates, plus pasted frontispiece and vignette; tissue guard on frontispiece; paste used on frontispiece caused some waving to page; no writing in interior; boards slightly loose; shelved case 10.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo.; 478 pp., [5 pp.]; VG/VG; pictorial DJ, spine red and blue with white lettering; overall light age-toning to covers, wear with slight material loss to head of spine and corners, "$10.00" to front flap, open tear to top of back flap, bubbling to fore-edge of back flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, muted gold lettering to spine; mild bumping to head and tail of spine; minimal shelfwear to boards; very light age-toning to text-block; interior clean; Second Printing stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Collins to ffep; 2 pp. title page; shelved Case 5.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. Johns Hopkins Paperback Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. matte black spine, smooth with partial red Mars image near head with titling in red for author and publisher, light blue title centered between. front softcover illustrated, thumbed, right corner much curled, light fold/crease line. textblock generally read with no marks or writing, edges also unblemished all sides. 405 pp. ISBN# 9784121421223.
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.
Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 2002. UK Printing. small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. white glossy HC spine with pale turquoise and teal titling between gently worn ends and mild impressions. adjacent panels colored glossy turquoise/teal and have mild surface wear, edges a little scuffed and dented. bright white fep/ffep. textblock is clear and excellent, neat outer edges. 392 pp. ISBN# 0521812100.
Washington, DC: National Academy Press, May 2002. Third Printing. 8vo. NF/ - no DJ. medium blue glossy HB spine with uppercase white lettering. front and rear mainly medium blue and banded with green strip and image of the red plant Mars on the cover. clear and excellent shape, no reading crease and filled with light white interior, no marks. 291 pp. ISBN # 0309075858.
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.