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TELESCOPES AND ACCESSORIES (THE HARVARD BOOKS ON ASTRONOMY)
Written by George Z. Dimitroff; James G. Baker.
Stock no. 1824427
Published by The Blakiston Company. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

How man has learned through procedures and instruments of great power to analyze the universe in which he lives. Red cloth boards, gilt titles.B/w illustrations. Foxing mainly to endpapers and text block. Some pages may be slightly stuck together due to the glossy nature of the paper and damp (easily opened).

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ASTRONOMY
Written by Patrick Moore. Illustrated by L.F. Ball.
Stock no. 1323228
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition.

Observer No. 32. 64 plates in colour and b/w. Including 14 specially drawn by L.F Ball. 6th revised edition. Covers lightly browned. Bumping to top of spine. Contents clean.

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THE SKY AND HEAVENS
Written by Peter Hood. Illustrated by Peter Hood.
Stock no. 1323192
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 92. Paperwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Some foxing to covers and contents. Some slight rubbing at edges and light creases to corner tips. Not sure if it is a light crayon mark or a scuff mark to the front cover.

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AN ATLAS OF ASTRONOMY
Written by Robert Stawell Ball.
Stock no. 2140761
Published by George Philip & Son. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

xi pages + 57 pages of introduction + 72 plate pages, 17 page index to rear.. Original blue cloth binding with gilt decoration on boards and spine. Front cover shows signs of the Zodiac. All edges gilt. Spine and edges are browned, with bumping and a little chipping. Wear to cover corners. Joints are a little cracked; front joint is cracked and fragile. All plates present. Some foxing and browning to pages.

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ARCHAEOASTRONOMY AND THE MAYA
Written by Gerardo Aldana Y Villalobos; Edwin L. Barnhart.
Stock no. 1823574
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

This book illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams and a few colour. ISBN: 9781782976431.

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THE ZOOMABLE UNIVERSE
Written by Caleb Scharf. Illustrated by Ron Miller.
Stock no. 2136329
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Step-by-step Tour Through Cosmic Scale, from the Infinite to the Infinitesimal. Nearly square format. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781786494047.

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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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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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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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FRONTIERS OF ASTRONOMY
Written by Fred Hoyle.
Stock no. 1811415
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Covers lightly scuffed. Foxing to text block and endpapers else contents clean. Includes letter believed to be from the author to J.E.R, the reviewer.

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SPACELAB: RESEARCH IN EARTH ORBIT
Written by David Shapland; Michael Rycroft.
Stock no. 1808047
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Charting the twelve-year programme of spacelab's development from he spark of its conception to the blaze of its perfect launch on the Space Shuttle in November 1983. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 0521260779. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn especially to top & tail of spine, faded to spine and browned at top edges of flaps.

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ASTRONOMY: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE
Written by A.E. Roy; D. Clarke.
Stock no. 1709324
Published by Adam Hilger Ltd.. 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third edition. B/w diagrams. 357 pages. ISBN: 0852743947. Wrapper spine faded.

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