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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ASTRONOMY
Written by Patrick Moore. Illustrated by L.F. Ball.
Stock no. 1318007
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observer No. 32. 64 plates. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723215758. Minimal bumping to spine.
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STORIES OF THE STARS
Written by Denise Vale. Illustrated by Denise Vale.
Stock no. 1817664
Published by G. Bell & Sons. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book to appeal to a child's imagination, sense of discovery and delight in patterns. Legends of the stars and constellations. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w maps of constellations to endpapers. Text and illustrations in blue. ISBN: 0713516615. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at edges with slight loss and grubby to rear panel.
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THE YOUNG ASTRONOMER AND HIS TELESCOPE
Written by Patrick Moore.
Stock no. 2130934
Published by Keith Reid. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Answers the questions so often asked. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904094081. Top corner of front endpaper has been cut off. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ASTRONOMY (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Patrick Moore. Illustrated by L.F. Ball.
Stock no. 2130455
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 32. 64 plates. In rare advertising wrapper. Some fading to spine. Name in ink to title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning; mostly to spine.
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COSMIC IMPACT
Written by John Keith Davies.
Stock no. 2126310
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every day tons of cosmic dust enter the Earth's atmosphere and burn up as falling starts. Sometimes larger stones fall from the sky to the land as meteorites, perhaps causing minor damage in the process.... This book draws together different branches of science and presents a picture of why such collisions occur, what happens when they do, and what the consequences of one might be for the Earth and its inhabitants. ISBN: 0947795200. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping along cover edges. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THERE IS LIFE ON MARS
Written by Earl Nelson.
Stock no. 2125572
Published by Werner Laurie. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Some browning to edges of covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few nicks; browned.
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EXPLORERS OF THE SOUTHERN SKY A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN ASTRONOMY
Written by Raymond Haynes; Roslynn Haynes; David Malin; Richard McGee.
Stock no. 2124723
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, yellow title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521365759. Tape glue outline marks to endpapers, else contents are fine. Wrapper is edge-creased with orange spot sticker to base of spine.
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TEXT-BOOK ON SPHERICAL ASTRONOMY
Written by W.M. Smart.
Stock no. 1814869
Published by Cambridge University Press. 4th 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth Edition. Based on lectures given annually in the University of Cambridge and on a parallel course of instruction in Practical Astronomy at the Observatory. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. 430 pages. Reprint of 4th edition. Light mottling to cloth. Prize plate to front pastedown. Page 119 and 123 have tears to margins (not affecting text) possibly caused by a printing fault. Dustwrapper is browned and has a small name in red ink to top of front panel.
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EARTH, MOON AND PLANETS
Written by Fred L. Whipple.
Stock no. 1814868
Published by J. & A. Churchill. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Harvard Books on Astronomy. A non-technical language book conveying information about the planets, their atmosphere and the possibilities for life outside the earth.Burgundy cloth boards with burgundy title blocks and gilt titles. B/w photos and diagrams. 293 pages. Top edge of text block grubby. Star chart present in pocket to rear pastedown. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped, browned to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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OUR WONDERFUL UNIVERSE
Written by Clarence Augustus Chant.
Stock no. 2120966
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine; yellow title and decoration to front cover. An Easy Introduction to The Study of the Heavens. B/w illustrations. Small hole to side of spine, with fade mark. Scuff marks and black (possibly crayon) marks to rear cover. A little foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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COSMOLOGY
Written by H. Bondi.
Stock no. 1607728
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1961. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Second Edition. Cambridge monographs on physics. Foxing to last page, and outer page edges.
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THE PHYSICS-ASTRONOMY FRONTIER
Written by Fred Hoyle; Jayant Narlikar.
Stock no. 1607726
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. c. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.

481 pages. B/w diagrams and colour photos. Dealing with astronomy from the point of view of the physicist. ISBN: 0716711605. Second printing. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents clean and bright.
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