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.
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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;.
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.
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.
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.
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; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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).
Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. Octavo; pp 499; VG-/VG; ivory spine with black and blue text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; light ink to rear joint; cloth has minor wear to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
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.
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.
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.
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.).
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."