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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 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

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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future, Asimov, Isaac
2 Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future
Asimov, Isaac
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 0-395-31545-X / 9780395315453 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 201 pgs. Clean silver dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Essays on the future in space, science, aging, the environment, sexuality and more by the great Isaac Asimov. 8vo. Science. 014800

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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
3 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

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4 Extraterrestrial Civilizations
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown Publishers 1979 0-517-53075-9 / 9780517530757 First 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
5 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

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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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Little America: Town at the End of the World, Carter, Paul Allen
7 Little America: Town at the End of the World
Carter, Paul Allen
New York Columbia University Press 1979 0231046820 / 9780231046824 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, map. 301 pages with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), slight age-toning, a little wear to paper at corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a tiny community perched on the edge of the vast wasteland of Antarctica. There, in 1929, the first Americans to set foot on that continent built the first Little America as a base for Richard E. Byrd's historic flight over the South Pole. Their experiences in the bitter, sunless Antarctic winter--and the later history of Little America until its abandonment in 1959--make up a exciting adventure set in the closest thing on Earth to outer space. 022638

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Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight, Chaikin, Andrew
8 Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight
Chaikin, Andrew
Bulfinch Press / Little Brown (and The National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution) 1997 0821220829 / 9780821220825 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful stated first edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with unchipped metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 277 color and 199 black & white illustrations, mostly historic photographs from the storied history of aviation. 317 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size of book is approximately 10-1/4" x 11-1/2". Gift quality. A spectacular illustrated chronicle that brings to lifew the entire saga of aviation and space flight. 027795

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In Advance of the Landing: Folk Concepts of Outer Space, Curran, Douglas
9 In Advance of the Landing: Folk Concepts of Outer Space
Curran, Douglas
New York / London Abbeville Press 2001 0789207087 / 9780789207081 Updated and Expanded Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Updated and Expanded Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Tom Wolfe. Liberally illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. 144 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating book that shows with compassionate insight how deeply man's longing for extraplanetary contact is felt. Over the course of eight years, Douglas Curran traveled across the North American continent and recorded--in sympathetic words and perceptive photographs--the ideas and experiences of individuals whose obsession with outer space inspired them to create elaborate homemade spaceships and even more elaborate belief systems. 027845

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Tales from the Underground - A Natural History of Subterranean Life, David W. Wolfe
10 Tales from the Underground - A Natural History of Subterranean Life
David W. Wolfe
Cambridge, Massachusetts Perseus Publishing 2001 0738201286 / 9780738201283 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing with full number line, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with yellow spine, black lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed by the author on title page: "D. Wolfe". Illustrated with drawings and photogrpahs. 221 pages with index. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. There are over one billion organisms in a pinch of soil, and many of them perform functions essential to all life on the planet. Yet we know much more about deep space than about the universe below. In this book, Cornell ecologist David W. Wolfe takes us on a spectacular tour of this unfamiliar subterranean world, introducing us to the bizarre creatures that live there, as well as the devoed scientists who study them. 026684

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The Children, Fedorova, Nina
11 The Children
Fedorova, Nina
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with pink lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 386 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, 2" closed tear at top rear spine fold, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel by the author of "The Family", this too is set in China, during the time of Japanese aggression, with White Russian refugees struggling for existence against hopeless odds. Explores the problems of youth under hardship, and the ties of human affection that are stronger than space and time. 017934

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12 Coming of Age in the Milky Way
Ferris, Timothy
New York William Morrow & Co. 1988 0-688-05889-2 / 9780688058890 First 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

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13 Falling Through Space: The Journals of Ellen Gilchrist
Gilchrist, Ellen
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1987 0-316-31315-7 / 9780316313155 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with pale mauve cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 166 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, no tears, very slight fading at spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Authors. 006961

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The Real Mars, Hanlon, Michael
14 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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15 Plague From Space
Harrison, Harry
Garden City Doubleday 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Some fading to lower front board edge, slight speckled fading to front board. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 207 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Science Fiction. 011158

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Frontiers of Astronomy, Hoyle, Fred
16 Frontiers of Astronomy
Hoyle, Fred
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded dark blue cloth boards with orange and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with endpapers intact (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front pastedown). Illustrated with beautiful black and white plates, drawings, graphs. 360 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has 1" chip at top rear corner of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo andbrief biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book is by the author of "The Nature of the Universe", wherein he proposed the revolutionary theory of the continuous creation of matter, which brought him international fame. This book brings the great questions of space and time within the grasp of the reader who has no specialized training in math/physics, reviews discoveries which have advanced our knowledge of astronomy, with chapers on the Earth-Moon system and the origin of the planets and the universe itself. 028015

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Ten Great Mountains, Irving, R.L.G.
17 Ten Great Mountains
Irving, R.L.G.
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1942 Second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 213 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs and maps. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, slight darkening to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book gives one of the best and clearest descriptions one has yet read of the difficult "Second Step" on Everest which has baffled many climbers. Its ten chapters have hundreds of interesting points, and the photographs are remarkable for the way in which they show the massive proportions, the tremendous downrush of precipices, and the dizzying effect of corners and slaps that seem to be hung out over space." - Manchester Guardian Mountains include: Snowdon, Ben Nevis, Mount Cook, The Matterhorn, Ushba, Mont Blanc, Mount Logan, Nanga Parbat, Kangchenjunga, Mount Everest. 017646

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The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit, Kerrod, Robin
18 The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit
Kerrod, Robin
New Burlington Books 2000 1861552297 / 9781861552297 Paperback Fine 
Complete boxed kit including spiral bound books: Mapping the Skies; The Star Guide; plus a flashlight with red light for reading maps during night-time fieldwork; a planisphere. All parts are present, clean and unworn. Written by renowned astronomy author, Robin Kerrod, a Fellow of Britain's Royal Astronomical Society. A wonderful set of tools for any child or adult interested in learning about the night sky. 024251

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Saturn: A New View, Laura Lovett; Jeff Cuzzi
19 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

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20 Flight Into Space - The Facts, Fancies and Philosophy
Leonard, Jonathan Norton
New York Random House 1953 First 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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