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Frank's Book of the Telescope

By: Arthur Frank

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Charles Frank Ltd: 1969

Edition: Seventh Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 007867


Guidance in constructing and mounting telescopes. 65pp illustrated with black and white ohotographs and diagrams.Some marking, rubbing and creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Les Mondes Imaginaires et Les Mondes Reels

By: Camille Flammarion

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Didier & Co:

Edition: 20th Edition

Seller ID: 008367


'Real and Imaginary Worlds', first published in 1865, subtitled: 'Voyage Pittoresque dans le Ciel et Revue Critique desTheories Humaines, Scientifique et Romanesques, Anciennes et Modernes, sur les Habitants des Astres'. Undated 20th edition but faint inscription to front endpaper appears to be dated 1888. Text in French. 599pp illustrated with black and white drawings.. Gilt lined border and gilt shield to front board. Spine decorated in gilt, with five raised bands and... View more info

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The Cosmos - A Historical Perspective (Greenwood Guide to Great Ideas in Science)

By: Craig G Fraser

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Connecticut & London, Greenwood Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 003895


History of Western cosmology. 179pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white diagrams and photographs. Small bump to top of front board, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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Deep Time - the Journey of a Single Sub-Atomic Particle from the Moment of Creation to the Death of the Universe - and Beyond

By: David Darling

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, Auckland, Bantam Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002311


A visionary voyage of discovery through the universe, following the progress of a sub-atomic particle which becomes part of the Voyager spacecraft. Imaginitive combination of physics and astronomy. Minor bumping to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Dr H C King's Book of Astronomy

By: Dr H C King

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008509


Introduction to the subject of astronomy, primarily aimed at young people. 160pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Top edges slightly dusty, otherwise very good copy with no insriptions. Unclipped DJ edgeworn, with 1" tear at top of spine, otherwise fair/good. View more info

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Cosmic Landscape - Voyages Back Along the Photon's Track

By: Michael Rowan-Robinson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008508


Imaginative series of voyages back along the path that photons of light have travelled to reach the earth. 149pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Front board very slightly bowed, otherwise very good/near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal surface marking, otherwise very good. View more info

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Astronomy for O-Level

By: Patrick Moore

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003912


Basic information on astronomy, with a short history of the subject and an appendix of practical projects. 216pp with index, illustrated with nearly 100 line drawings. Some marking and bumping to boards and top edges slightly spotted, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Story of Astronomy

By: Patrick Moore

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: 5th Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003918


Historical approach to astronomy from the Stone Age to the 20th Century. 253pp, illustrated throughout with photographs and charts in colour and black and white. Silver lettering to spine, lilac coloured endpapers. Minor bumping to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges and one 1" closed tear to bottom of flyleaf. View more info

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Astronomy for Starters

By: Robin Scagell

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, George Philip Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003913


Beginners' guide to astronomy with clear information on making and recording observations, reading star charts and making simple equipment at home. 64pp with index, illustrated throughout with drawings, charts and photographs in colour and black and white. Minor shelfwear, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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The Stars Above Us

By: Sir Harold Spencer-Jones

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Charles Frank Ltd: 1970

Edition: Presumed First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007866


Clear guide to basic astromony by the former Astronomer Royal (1933-1950). 47pp illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and star maps. Some wear and marking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Astronomy Encyclopedia

By: Sir Patrick Moore (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Philip's: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised & Expanded

Seller ID: 003919


Comprehensive revision of the authoritative reference work first published in 1987. 456pp, illustrated profusely throughout with colour photographs, charts and star charts. Gilt lettering to spine, decorated endpapers. Foreword by Leif J Robinson, star maps created by Wil Tirion. Slight rippling to page edges, otherwise near fine unmarked copy. DJ price clipped with some edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested. View more info

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The Fabric of the Heavens

By: Stephen Toulmin & June Goodfield

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004697


Traces the crucial stages of man's evolving view of the universe. 315pp with index, illustrated with 16 black and white plates and occasional diagrams. Top edges soiled, some spotting to end pages and some pencil marks to margins, otherwise good copy. View more info