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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1977. Calendar; G Saddle-Stitched Paperback; Yellow Saddle-Stitched spine; Covers have spotting to rear cover, water staining to rear cover; Interior has waviness from water damage; Inscribed by artist Keith Ferris on inside of front cover NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above 7's Ephemera section.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995. First Edition Thus, Sixth Printing. Octavo, 227 pages; VG-; softcover; spine green and blue, with light green and white lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; scratch to front cover; mild bumping to corners; inscribed by Schirra at half title; pages clean; shelved Astronomy/Space.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG- Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Black spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, slight shelfwear, wrinkling along spine edges; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock has brown marks on front endpaper; 381 pp; Inscribed by author on half title page.
New York: Springer, 2012. Second Edition. Octavo; G+ Paperback; Yellow spine with Black and Brown text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, slight bending to corners, library stickers on spine and rear cover; Textblock has ink stamp covered with blue sharpie on front endpaper, blue ink transfer on inside of rear cover, small amount of writing in pencil on copyright page, sticker on inside of rear cover; 528 pp; Ex-Library.
Leiden: Brill, 2014. Quarto; G+ Paperback; Green and Dark Red spine with Yellow and White text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, bending and creasing to corners, library stickers on spine and rear cover; Textblock has blacked out ink stamp on title page, small amount of writing in pencil on copyright page, sticker on inside of rear cover; 930 pp; Ex-Library [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.] NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
New York: Appleton Century Crofts, Inc., 1935. Student's Edition. Octavo; VG-; black/silver illustrated spine with silver text; student's edition; no jacket; cloth has modest rubbing wear to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges mild tone; previous owner's name to front pastedown; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; pp 376.
New York: Bantam Books, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 422 pages; VG/VG-; quarter binding of blue cloth, covers in blue paper; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; gold bookseller's sticker at front of dust jacket; price uncut '$27.00'; mild shelf wear; signed flat by Glenn at half title; contains black and white photo plates; pages clean; shelved Science--Astronomy.
New York: Harpercollins, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; full binding of printed paper; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear; signed flat at title page by Aldrin and Minor; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, 1979. First Edition. Octavo; 436 pages; G+/G; Silver spine with Black text; Fully bound in gray cloth with Silver, Red and Blue lettering; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, small open and closed tears along head and tail edges of both covers and spine, fraying along head edge of spine, small open tears and fraying at corners, staining at top corner of front cover; Boards have minor edgewear, staining and bumping to top corner of front cover; Textblock clean; Shelved in Science - Astonomy.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1997. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG; black spine with blue, orange and white text; first printing; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; lightly tone flap edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have minimal wear; slight highlighting inside; illustrated; pp 351.
New York: Jerry Mason/Maco Magazine Corporation, 1953. Thin Octavo; G/G; pp 144; off-white spine with black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; slight soiling to rear; minor edge wear; flap tail edge lightly stained; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth has slightly damp stained tail edge; some modest wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges slightly age toned; profusely illustrated; light damp stain to tail edge; slight defect to gutter at page 2; interior shows slight tone.
New York and London: Plenum Publishing Corporation, 1994. Octavo; pp 437; VG-/VG; black spine with pinkish beige text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; light tone to flaps; mild edge wear; cloth has minimal wear; strong boards; text block edges have only light wear; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970. Third Printing. Octavo; G; pp 297; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has slight smudges to exterior; mild edge wear' slight bowing to boards; text block exterior edges show moderate foxing; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; interior pages clean.
New York: Julian Messner, 1966. Octavo; ©1965, Third printing 1966; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with yellow print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, light shelfwear, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with blue print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has red ink mark on top and bottom edges, slight tear to top of spine edge of initial pages, final pages uncut at bottom edge, else clean and tight; 208 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Walker & Company, 2011. First U.S. edition. Octavo; First U.S. edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, gold with white and black print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xiv, 273 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Brooklyn, NY: PowerHouse Cultural Entertainment, Inc., 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Long Octavo; pp 150; VG-; black spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; tight binding; interior clean.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, illustrated with black and white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; x, 294 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Random House, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 338 pages; VG/VG; spine black with blue and white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$7.95,' small sticker residue next to price, crease running from upper rear cover across spine to lower front hinge; spine slighty cocked; Signed flat by Buzz Adrin upside-down on the rear endpaper; shelved case 5.
Dordrecht, Holland and Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1978. Octavo; pp 4644; VG-/G-; ivory white spine with red text; dust jacket has lightly soiled exterior; lightly sunned spine; mild edge wear; mylar wrap; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; errata slip stapled to ffep; previous owner's name to front pastedown; ex-library markings inside; tight binding; interior clean.
Washington D.C. NASA, 1980. Quarto; G Paperback; Dark blue spine with White text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tear along tail edge of front joint, small closed tear on rear cover, fraying along spine edges; Textblock has splitting along hinge between cover and front endpaper, small nick on rear endpaper, otherwise clean; 147 pp.
New York: 1892. Octavo, 239-330; VG; bound in 3/4 dark green calf, marbled boards, spine sun-faded, paneled with black morocco label and gilt titling; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to extremities and hinges; patterned endpapers; Authors own copy, with 'Harold Jacoby, Columbia College' bookplate to front pastedown; shelved case 10.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1966. Quarto; G Hardcover w/ G Dustjacket;Black and Blue spine with Yellow text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, wrinkling at spine edges, closed tears along head and tail edge of front cover, small open tear along head edge of rear cover, open tears at top corner of both covers, tape along head edge of inside of dustjacket to patch tears, bending to interior flaps; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing and bumping to corners; Textblock has age toning, red mark on page 22, tear to rear pastedown, scuffing and staining to rear endpaper; writing in pencil on page 244, blacked out library stamp along head edge, red pencil marks along tail edge, gray toning along fore edge and tail edge; 244 pp.
Dordrecht, Boston, Lancaster: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1985. Octavo; pp 579; G/Fair; white spine with blue text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; mild sunning to spine; cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block show little wear; tight binding; illustrated;.
San Diego, CA: American Astronautical Society, 1983. First Printing. Octavo; pp 296; G/paperback; blue spine with black text; this volume only; covers show slight shelf wear to exterior; mild crease to spine; minor edge wear; intact panels; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York: Doubleday, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; pp 334; VG/VG-; navy blue/red pictorial spine with silver text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; creased flaps; cloth clean, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding; inscribed by author to verso of ffep; also includes a note from author laid in at title page.
Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999. Octavo; pp 172; VG/VG; black spine with beige text; dust jacket shows little wear to exterior; mildly toned flaps; cloth clean, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 297 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut, titling on spine slightly faded, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, extremities, age-toning to edges of rear cover; review slip loose within from Oxford University Press; interior clean; shelved case 10.
Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 284 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and blue titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$13.95,' small closed tear to bottom of front cover, creasing to top of rear cover; inscribed on sfep by O'Neill, 'in the certainty that the human future can be a realistically hopeful one,' dated 6/5/81 in Washington [DC]; Inscribed to reporter Alvin Sanoff, with his sparse underlining and markings; extremely scarce signed; shelved case 10.
New York: Random House, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 347 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with red and white titling;; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$12.95,' closed tear to upper front hinge, upper rear cover, mild wear to extremities; inscribed by Sagan on half-title; shelved case 10.
Chicago and London: The Open Court Publishing Co., 1915. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 402+387; G; red spines with gilt text to black label; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; slightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text blocks have some age toning to exterior edges;light staining to head edge; illustrated;.
Paris: H. Agasse, 1797. First French Edition. Octavo, 316, 283 pages; VG; bound in period quarter calf green marbled boards, gilt titling and tooling to spine; mild wear and rubbing, marbled paper slightly damaged in four places; speckled text block; interior clean, with no names or markings; two parts bound together, lacking frontispiece portrait as usual, only bound into some copies; both half-titles and title pages present; JL consignment; shelved case 3.
Moscow: Publishing House Science (ИздАТЕЛЬСТВО НАУКА), 1971. Large Octavo; pp 128; G+/Fair; black/gray pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has some scratches to exterior; lightly toned spine; minor chips to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows very slight tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior pages clean; profusely illustrated; text in Russian;.
Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1983. First Edition. Octavo, 95 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is black with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small open tear at the top fore edge corner; binding has wear along the bottom edge, has minor cocking; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the half title page with a crescent moon drawing; shelved case 10.
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).
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1967. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition, first corrected printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black and grey with blue print; DJ has light edgewear, shelfwear, folds out into large photomap of moon; Boards in black cloth with red and white print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; 482 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976. Octavo; G; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover has name stamped on front, diagonal fold to front bottom corner, else clean and bright; Text block has library stamp on title page and on inside of rear cover, diagonal fold at bottom corner of initial pages, else clean and tight; “Committee Print”— title page; “Prepared for the use of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate”— title page; xx, 668 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Division. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/G; multicolored spines with white and gilt text; The NASA History Series; 7 volumes: vol. 1, Organizing for Exploration, pp 795, 1995; vol. 2, External Relationships, pp 636 [ISBN 0160488990], 1996; vol. 3, Using Space, pp 608 [ISBN 0160495466], 1998; vol. 4, Accessing Space, pp 684, 1999; vol. 5, Exploring the Cosmos, pp 796 [ISBN 016061774x], 2001; vol. 6, Space and Earth Science, pp 746 [ISBN 0160731356], 2004; vol. 7, Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo, pp 857 [ISBN 9780160813818], 2008; dust jackets show some noticeable wear to exteriors; some chips to edges; vol. 2 missing dj; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; some volumes have slight staining to exterior edges; ex-library with stickers and markings inside; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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).