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From the awesome fury of the Big Bang to the calm of an endlessly wheeling galaxy. Square format, glazed pictorial boards. Amazing pop-ups. Paper engineering by James Diaz, David Carter and David Pelham. ISBN: 0712607749. Pop-ups in very good working order.
Observer No. 32. 64 plates. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723215758. Minimal bumping to spine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Card wraps. Second Edition. Cambridge monographs on physics. Foxing to last page, and outer page edges.
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.
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.