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;.
Washington DC: 1992. Quarto; G+; Wraps; blue checker like pattern on spine with white text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 716 pages; stains, scuffs, scratches and chipping on spine, front and back covers; light staining on tail and fore edges; else good.
Milano: Sperling & Kupfer, 2000. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Black spine with white and yellow text; Light shelf wear to covers, slight fraying at head of dj; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean in Italian language; 264 pp.
8vo., paged -222; Poor; housed in clear plastic envelope; lacks cover, exposed and deteriorating spine, bending upper portion of pages throughout, slight tear to top edge of first two pages, stain and tanning at top of first page, tanning on last page; clean interior.
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.
Scientific American. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG; softcover; grey spine with staples; paper wrapping; covers have slight shelfwear, very minor rubbing on tail fore corners; text block age toned, foxing on first and last pages, damp staining throughout on tail fore corner; 25pp.
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.
Philadelphia: The Rittenhouse Society, 1959. First. Small Octavo in cloth; VG+/no DJ; spine dark blue with gold letters; boards strong and clean; text block has normal soiling from age; pp. 123.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1955. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned blue spine with black text; dj, age-toned; open and closed tears, all edges; HB, black cloth spine with yellow text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 59pp.
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, New York, Melbourne: Press syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1989. first edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Dark blue spine with red & white text; Covers have slightly rubbed exterior & edges, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly age toned; pp 244.
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.
New York: The Viking Press, 1968. First Edition, Second Printing. Large octavo; VG/VG; black spine with blue and white text; jacket has rubbing and scuffing; boards are strong and clean; textblock has faint spotting along head edge, red marker on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 108.
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.
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.
Berlin: Springer, 1960. first edition. octavo in pale yellow cloth with DJ; VG/VG-; spine brown with brown letters; DJ heavily worn; boards, paper and text in good condition; previous owner's inscription on ffep; bilingual German and English; pp. 330; shelved in Astronomy.
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.
New York: Jullian Messner, a division of Simon and Schuster, 1966. Third Printing. Octavo; vg+/vg; Blue spine w/ yellow text; minor shelf wear; text block clean, price-marked; .; some photos; 208 pp.; brodart.
Paris: Albert de Visscher, 1962. First Edition. Quarto, 160 pages; VG/G-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, moderate wear, chipping to head and tail of spine, all edges; text in French; shelved front table.
Bologna: Bibloioteca Universitari, 1990. Exhibition. Quarto; vg/wraps; blue spine with no text; saddle-stitched; black text on front panel; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block,clean; 67 pp.; illus., title pages and frontispieces; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
Milan: Editrice Politecnica Tamburini, 1962. first edition. octavo. VG/-NDJ. blue cloth spine with gold titles. clean and excellent textblock.
New York: Academic Press, 1978. 2nd printing, 1980. Octavo; vg-/none; dark blue cloth spine with gold text on red color block; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; top-right corner of FFEP, cut off; text block, clean; ilus.: figures, tables; 330pp.
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.
Chantilly: The Great Courses, 2013. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; blue spine, white text; cover and textblock are clean; pp 149; comes with accompanying four-CD set of 24 lectures.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; blue spine with white text; jacket has minor shelfwear, slight staining on back; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; pp 205.
International Academy of Astronautics, 2010. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with white text; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is slightly age toned; pp 440.
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).
Washington: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1999. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Purple spine with white and yellow text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are clean and strong; binding is strong; INSCRIBED by author on title page; textblock is clean. Pp. 338.
Columbia, MD: The Universities Space Research Association, 2015. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Photograph of the moon across spine with some dark blue showing by head and tail white text: Covers are clean with very light shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: 370 pp.
Alexandria, VA: Space Business Archives, 2000. Proceedings. Quarto. good/wraps; black spine with no text; saddle-stitched; with pictorial cover. minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean;68 pp.; photos; else very good.
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.
Washington: NASA, 2005. Proceedings. Quarto; vg+/none; black spine with white text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 294 pp.; illus., photos, some color; else very good.
Washington: NASA, History Division, 2005. Proceedings. Quarto; vg/none; black glossy spine with white text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 294 pp.; photos, some with color; else very good.
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"
Cambridge University Press, 1999. Fourth. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; space illustration with mostly white and tan text; cover has scratches and minor shelf-wear around edges; textblock is clean; pp 421.
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.
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1961. Quarto; vg+/wraps; red band on spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 72 pp.; illus.; some color; else very good.