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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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HALLEY'S COMET POP-UP BOOK
Written by Patrick Moore; Heather Couper. Illustrated by Paul Doherty.
Stock no. 1401042
Published by Deans International Publishing. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up and moveable scenes. Paper engineering by Vic Duppa-White. ISBN: 0603004466. Bumping to corners and spine. Pop-ups in very good working order.

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STEREO STAR MAPS
Written by Richard Monkhouse; John Cox.
Stock no. 1107174
Published by Collins. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

3D astronomical maps. The night sky in 3 dimensions. Includes 3-d glasses! ISBN: 0001912119. Wrapper spine is faded. 3-d glasses still present and look unused.

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THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON ALMANACK 1877
No author listed.
Stock no. 1801526
Published by Illustrated London News. 1877. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps show boy & girl in a sailing boat on a lake playing musical instruments with a swan in the foreground. Six colour plates. B/w illustrations. Includes a section on astronomical occurrences in the year 1877. 72 pages including publisher adverts to rear. Paper spine worn with much loss and thus covers becoming detached. Covers worn at edges, rear cover has small amount of loss to margins and top corner crease. Covers a little grubby but bright. A few light corner creases. Contents generally clean. All plates present.

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LIFE AND WORK OF SIR NORMAN LOCKYER
Written by T. Mary Lockyer; Winifred L. Lockyer.
Stock no. 823575
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. Biography of Sir Norman Lockyer (Joseph Norman Lockyer), best known for his work in astronomy and physics. B/w illustrations. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine lightly faded and slightly bumped.

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STELLAR EVOLUTION
Written by Hong-Yee Chiu; Amador Muriel.
Stock no. 629865
Published by The MIT Press. 1972. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

812 pages. ISBN: 0262030438. Ex-library. Wrapper taped to book.

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STAR FORMATION WORKSHOP
Written by R.D. Wolstencroft.
Stock no. 816097
1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Occasional Reports of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; and Proceedings of the Workshop on Star Formation. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 0902553305. Corners lightly creased.

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THE TRIUMPH OF MAN IN SCIENCE AND INVENTION
Written by Ellison Hawks.
Stock no. 815997
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles & vignette. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Front vertical edge of cover worn, corners worn. Title to spine rubbed. Covers lightly scuffed. Hand made free front endpaper coming unstuck. All plates present. A few foxspots.

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THE UNIVERSE IN SPACE AND TIME
Written by G. Van Den Bergh; Joan C.H. Marshall.
Stock no. 815942
Published by The Scientific Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

18 half-tone and 34 line illustrations. Wrapper is torn with some loss.

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ROCKETS AND SPACECRAFT BOOK TWO
No author listed.
Stock no. 814783
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An Orbit Book. Very small square format. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures. Wrapper is foxed and browned.

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ASTRONOMISCHE ERDKUNDE
Written by H.C.E. Martus.
Stock no. 811776
Published by C.A. Kochs. 1912. Good condition.

Green cloth. B/w diagrams. Text in German. Ein Lehrbuch Angewandter. Grosse Ausgabe. Joints cracked else contents very good. Corners worn.

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