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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
1 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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Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved, Bartusiak, Marcia
2 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 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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The Story of the Stars - Simply Told for General Readers, Chambers, G. F.
3 The Story of the Stars - Simply Told for General Readers
Chambers, G. F.
London George Newnes, Ltd. 1895 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Small decorated binding - size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/4". Blue cloth boards with black title box with white lettering, smattering of white stars, telescope decoration. Gold lettering and white star on spine. Small spots of wear at spine ends. Very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean floral decorated endpapers. Illustrated in black and white. 192 pages with index. 027667

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Real Mars, Hanlon, Michael
4 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Creations: The Quest for Origins in Story and Science, Isaac Asimov, George Zebrowski, Martin H. Greenberg (Editors)
5 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
6 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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Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars, Moore, Patrick
7 Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars
Moore, Patrick
Cambridge University Press 1986 0521307562 / 9780521307567 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very 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 blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 203 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book describes how the owner of binoculars can use them for astronomical observation. A full description of the "binocular sky" is given, with details of all the most interesting objects. 026933

Price: 18.00 USD
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Billions and Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium, Sagan, Carl
8 Billions and Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
Sagan, Carl
New York Random House 1997 0679411607 / 9780679411604 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 241 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Carl Sagan's last book, in which he applies what we know about science, mathematics, and space to everyday life as well as to the exploration of many essential questions concerning the environment and our future. 027359

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Origin of the Earth, Smart, W. M.
9 The Origin of the Earth
Smart, W. M.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with plates and diagrams. 239 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean (very light dust soiling), has several closed tears, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mortal man's eyeview of the universe is given by an astronomer of the day. It began in talks to groups of soldiers during World War II and grew, still addressing itself to those who are not astronomers. It distinguishes between scientific knowledge and intuitive knowledge, and makes clear the author's authoritative grasp of the one, and his inability to dismiss the other. 026338

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