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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.
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;.
Houston: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 1974. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; x, 359 pages, illustrated (some color) + 6 folded maps (color) tipped in at rear cover.
Washington: U.S. Governemtn Printing Office, 1978. Second edition. Octavo; VG- ; Paperback; Spine, brown with black print; Cover is clean and bright but for name in ink on front top corner; Text block is clean and tight but for slight spotting to top edge; “Printed for the use of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation”— title page; vii, 600 pages.
Pasadena: NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 1982. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Covers are white with black print, light stains and smudging present, slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight; 60 pages, illustrated (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.].
New York: HarperCollins, Publishers, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Thin Quarto; unpaginated; VG/VG-; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has mild rubbing wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by Buzz Aldrin and Wendell Minor;.
Paris: Gide et J. Baudry, Editeurs; T.O. Weigel, Editeur, 1854. Octavo; Good+; 1/4 bound brown spines with gilt text to dark brown bands; possibly rebound; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Notices Biographiques, pp 638; vol. 2, Publiees D'Apres son Ordre Sous La Direction de M. J.-A. Barral, pp 703; greenish yellow cloths shows modest wear to exteriors with slight smudges; strong boards; text blocks marbled; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; bookplates to verso of ffep; some foxing throughout text pages; noticeable moisture staining to few pages toward edges, both volumes; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: University of Cambridge, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 468; VG/G; ivory spine with black and brown text; dust jacket shows light toning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
London, New York, Toronto: Abelard-Schuman, 1960. Octavo; pp 158; G/Fair; black/off-white with white and beige text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; few chips to edges; some slight stains to spine; dj flaps adhered to pastedowns; cloth has some light sun fading to exterior; rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has some slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with some markings inside; small moisture stain to ffep, as is; illustrated; good binding;.
Washington, D.C. NASA, 1979. Quarto; pp 146; G; dark navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mildly splayed boards; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated; errata sheet laid in at ffep; slight smudges to title and facing pages; interior pages clean;.
Washington,D.C. NASA, 1979. Quarto; pp 146; G; dark navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mildly splayed boards; sturdy boards; text block has light tone to exterior fore and tail edges; some foxing to exterior head edge; illustrated; errata sheet laid in at ffep; interior pages clean; duplicate copy;.
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.
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: The John Day Company, 1957. Octavo; Second impression; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, wear to hinges, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, spotting to front at spine edge, mildly cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; 48 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1974. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; off white spine with black text; dust jacket has minor tears to the top corners and bumps to the tips; boards have white spots at the bottom edge and are slightly shelf edge but binding is solid; front free end-paper has an inscription; bottom edge has a slight stain; 273p.
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: Random House, Inc., 1981. Second Edition. Large Quarto; pp 608; G-/paperback; black spine with multicolored text; covers show modest wear to exterior; some creases to front and back as well as edges; minor rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, due to handling; profusely illustrated; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996. Octavo; pp 301; VG-/G; purple pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; light foxing to flap edges; minor wear to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean;.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Quarto; VG-/G+; Hardcovers with dust jackets; Off-white spines with black texts; Dust jackets of the 3 volumes have minor tears to the heads and tails of the spines; Dust jacket of vol. 2 bk.1 has moderate tear to the front exterior; also vol.2 bk.1 has vertical brown stain to the rear edge of the spine; rear exteriors of all spines of dust jackets have moderate smudges and are wrinkled to the spines; Boards have solid binding and are clean; Vols.2 Bk.1 and 3 have moderate marks to end- papers and foxing to the top edges otherwise text blocks are clean. 442p.(Vol.1);405p.(Vol.2 Bk1); 756p.(Vol.2, Bk.2); 542p. (Vol.3) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with white print; Boards in green cloth with white print, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight but for ink inscription on front flyleaf; viii, 317 pages, illustrated (some color).
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."
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.
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.
Washington: Natinal Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division, 1989. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 415 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in illustrated cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xi, 313 pages, illustrated (some color). [NOTE: 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.].
Richmond: Willmann-Bell, Inc., 1993. Quarto VG; hardcover without jacket; dark grey jacket with white text; boards have moderate stains and a minor chip to the top corner otherwise boards are sturdy; with the exception of minor scratches are the bottom fore edge text block is clean; ( 473 Galaxies).