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The Return, Aldrin, Buzz and John Barnes
1 The Return
Aldrin, Buzz and John Barnes
New York Tom Doherty Associates 2000 0-312-87424-3 / 9780312874247 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean glossy black boards with image of the earth on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 301 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped - in perfect condition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009878

Price: 15.00 USD
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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
2 Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown 1988 0517546671 / 9780517546673 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with red cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026070

Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Extraterrestrial Civilizations
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown Publishers 1979 0-517-53075-9 / 9780517530757 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing. Very clean blue boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, very faint dust speckling to edges. 282 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Asimov analyzes the universe, life, and intelligence, basing his conclusions on the most recently available scientific findings. 8vo. Space Exploration. 016013

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Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved, Bartusiak, Marcia
4 Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved
Bartusiak, Marcia
New Haven CT / London Yale University Press 2015 030021085X / 9780300210859 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Carl, A fellow friend of the cosmos - Marcia Bartusiah - 2006." Illustrated with black and white photographs. 237 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024606

Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Out There
Blum, Howard
New York Simon & Schuster 1990 0-671-66260-0 / 9780671662608 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with ivory cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 300 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Paranormal. 008351

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Greatest Challenge - The incredible adventure and splendid destiny of man in exploring space, Caiden, Martin
6 The Greatest Challenge - The incredible adventure and splendid destiny of man in exploring space
Caiden, Martin
New York E. P. Dutton 1965 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Fred L. Wolff, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many photographs and drawings (drawings by Fred L. Wolff). 320 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), vertical crease to front panel, a few short closed edge tears; nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing history of space exploration up until the time of publication (1965) with historical photographs. 026538

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10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network), Columbia Broadcasting System
7 10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network)
Columbia Broadcasting System
New York Columbia Broadcasting System 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Large book with original dustjacket (size: 10-1/2" x 11"). The embossed dust jacket represents areas of the lunar surface including the Sea of Tranquility where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped title on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color with images of live transmissions from the moon, text of CBS coverage of the event. Dust jacket has short closed edge tears, no chips, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. 022140

Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Coming of Age in the Milky Way
Ferris, Timothy
New York William Morrow & Co. 1988 0-688-05889-2 / 9780688058890 First Edition, Third Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, no remainder marks. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Decorated endpapers. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has small (under 1") closed tear at bottom rear edge, tiny closed tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cosmology. 006370

Price: 10.00 USD
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John Glenn: A Memoir, Glenn, John with Nick Taylor
9 John Glenn: A Memoir
Glenn, John with Nick Taylor
New York Bantam Books 1999 0-553-11074-8 / 9780553110746 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Dark blue boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. A few very faint water spots to front board, hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 422 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015537

Price: 12.00 USD
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The New Heavens, Hale, George Ellery
10 The New Heavens
Hale, George Ellery
New York / London Charles Scribner 1922 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1922). Clean light blue-gray boards with navy blue cloth spine, dark blue lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (very slight foxing to a few pages), with small previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper, a beautiful custom bookplate on front paste-down. Frontispiece illustration (The Constellation of Orion (Hubble) with tissue guard. Numerous additional illustrations. Preface by the author. 88 pages. 025498

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Real Mars, Hanlon, Michael
11 The Real Mars
Hanlon, Michael
USA Carroll & Graf 2004 0786714131 / 9780786714131 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with awe-inspiring photographs. Contains more than 100 spectacular surface and orbital images from Spirit, Opportunity, Mars Express, the Hubble Space Telescope and Earth-based observations, as well as those historic illustrations depicting Mars in fiction and mythology, movie images, book covers and drawings that adorned the pulp sci-fi stories of the 1930s. Foreword by Jim Garvin, NASA Lead Scientist for Mars Exploration. 250 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. 026726

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12 To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin
Irwin, James B. With William A. Emerson, Jr.
A. J. Holman Co. 1973 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 251 pgs. + several pages of black & white photographs at end of book. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has slight edge wear, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Astronaut Jim Irwin relates the story of the scientific space voyage of Apollo 15, as well as unfolding the story of his own spiritual odyssey. 8vo. Space Exploration. 015754

Price: 25.00 USD
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To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin, Irwin, James B.; Emerson, William
13 To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin
Irwin, James B.; Emerson, William
Philadelphia / New York A. J. Holman Co 1973 0879810246 / 9780879810245 First Edition, Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Third printing in unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author and astronaut James B. Irwin. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned inscription on front paste-down documents when and where the book was signed by Irwin. Signed "John Irwin" on the half-title page. 251 pages + 14 pages of glossy black and white photographs at rear of book. Jacket is clean, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and several very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thrilling account of astronaut James Irwin's journey to the moon - the voyage of Apollo 15 -- and his own spiritual odyssey and faith in God. 022918

Price: 100.00 USD
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Creations: The Quest for Origins in Story and Science, Isaac Asimov, George Zebrowski, Martin H. Greenberg (Editors)
14 Creations: The Quest for Origins in Story and Science
Isaac Asimov, George Zebrowski, Martin H. Greenberg (Editors)
New York Crown 1983 0517548615 / 9780517548615 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, yellow cloth spine with metallic lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Very faint square shadow on half-title page where bookplate fell off. Introduction and notes by Isaac Asimov. 351 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026080

Price: 25.00 USD
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Saturn: A New View, Laura Lovett; Jeff Cuzzi
15 Saturn: A New View
Laura Lovett; Jeff Cuzzi
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 2006 0810930900 / 9780810930902 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Fine First Edition, First Printing in fine unclipped dust jacket. Beautiful glossy black and white boards with image of Saturn on cover, white and blue lettering on spine. No rubbing or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blue illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Awe-inspiring full color photographs throughout. 192 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Presents 150 of the best photographs received from both Cassini and Huygens, many for the first time. These images--among them the rings from the unlit side nevr visible from Earth, new details of all of Saturn's large moons, and panoramas of Titan's surface--have been processed in high resolution and reproduced in unprecedented detail and color fidelity. This magnificent volume presents the world of Saturn with a depth and breadth never before captured in the pages of a book. 026676

Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Flight Into Space - The Facts, Fancies and Philosophy
Leonard, Jonathan Norton
New York Random House 1953 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver saucer shape on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers, with very brief previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper (short one liner). 307 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Written by the science editor of TIME Magazine, authoritative book in its time which separated facts of space flight from theories and fictions, and discusses the possibilities for the future of space flight. 017622

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The Hunt for Vulcan ...And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe, Levenson, Thomas
17 The Hunt for Vulcan ...And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe
Levenson, Thomas
New York Random House 2015 0812998987 / 9780812998986 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Dark blue boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. Signed by the author on half-title page, "For Carl, with all best wishes - Tom Levenson." 229 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024609

Price: 40.00 USD
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Earth Shine, Lindbergh, Ann Morrow
18 Earth Shine
Lindbergh, Ann Morrow
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with clean white cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. Slight fading to board edges, very light bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with six color and eight black & white plates. 73 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few tiny nicks and very slight edge wear, price clip to front inner flap (edge of price showing). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Anne Lindbergh and her husband were present at Cape Kennedy before and during the astronauts' first flight into the orbit of the moon and shared the astronauts' last meal on earth before the take-off. In this book, she speaks movingly of the meeting between two generations of explorers, turning back to the time when space-rocket research started. But her main contribution goes beyond eloquent and perceptive reporting. With poetic and moral imagination uniquely her own, she grasps the human implications in the scientific achievement. 7-1/4" x 9-1/4". Space Exploration. 015671

Price: 45.00 USD
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19 The Story of Jodrell Bank
Lovell, Sir Bernard
New York/Evanston Harper & Row 1968 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean, photographically illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight wear at base of spine, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Jodrell Bank, the world's largest radio telescope. 8vo. Space Exploration. 010574

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Rocket Men, Nelson, Craig
20 Rocket Men
Nelson, Craig
New York Viking 2009 0670021032 / 9780670021031 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with black spine, red lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small remainder mark - black line on bottom text block edge near spine). Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 404 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An award-winning historian tells the full story of the space and missile race and its dramatic conclusion - the epic story of the first men on the moon. 026734

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