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.
Astronomy (Science & Tech)
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;.
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.
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.
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.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with tan print; DJ has wear to all edges including spine hinges and flap folds, small tears at spine head cap and front lower flap fold, slight spotting and smudging, vendor label on front; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong, slight bump to spine tail; Textblock has name in ink on front endpapers, otherwise clean; viii, 457 pages, illustrated.
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: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office, 1996. Octavo; VG/VG; Purple spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight shelf wear but otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong and with intact panels; Text block shows slight wear but otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding; pp 301.
USA: Time-Life Books, 1999. Second Printing. Qto(s). VG+/VG+, in slipcase. dark metallic glossy DJ spines, three volumes in a like new quality slipcase. the spine is pictorial in the bottom half in tones of plum and pink following the main title and volume indicator in silver. glossy and unabraded inside and out. each HC volume is black with silver stamped type. textblock of each clear and excellent, illustrated throughout. ISBN# volume 1: 0783556756, volume 2: 0783556764, volume 3: 0783556772.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1999. Collector's Edition. Signed by Author on title page. Octavo in dark green leather with gold gilt all over; gilt edges and silk bookmark; brown marble silk end pages; VG; in very good condition; centerfold photographs; pp. 670; shelved under review table or with Easton Press.
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."
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: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1969. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G+; black spine, white text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, large closed tear on rear head edge, small closed tear on front head edge, rubbing on corners, wax soiling on rear cover, price cut, sticker on front interior flap; boards strong, minor soiling on rear interior along head and tail edges; text block age toned; First Edition; 211pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
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.
Ohio: The House of Ideas, Inc., 1967. First Edition. Quarto picture book, unpaginated, VG-; blue and white pictorial matte paper boards, no lettering to spine: mild wear to boards; mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; light age-toning to edges of interior, texts and graphics unaffected; fully illustrated; shelved Front Counter.
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.
Washington: Philosophical Society of Washington, 1889. First Edition. 8vo., paged 143-171, tables; G+; gold cover with black print, small tears and chipping along bottom and right edges of cover, penciled notation and stray marks on front cover, slight spotting, cover inscribed "Jay Read Pember, With the compliments of J.R. Eastman"; slight spotting on first page, otherwise clean interior, last two pages uncut, slight soiling and tears at outside edge of page 149; "The Annual Presidential Address Delivered December 7, 1889"; "Philosophical Society of Washington Bulletin, Vol. XI, pp. 143-172"
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.