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Untersuchung, Über Die Gegenseitigen Störungen Des Jupiters Und Saturns

By Hansen, Peter Andreas

Berlin: Akademische Druckerei. Very Good+. 1831. First Edition. Original Wraps. An attractive first edition of Hansen's first major work incl. Addendum (Nachschrift) on pp 316 - 326 in original blue wrappers; many leaves still unopened,. Some very minor spotting on a few leaves; The study of the mutual perturbations of Jupiter and Saturn by professor and theoretical astronomer Peter Andreas Hansen (1795-1874), director of Ernestinische Sternwarte in Seeberg, prized by the Royal Academy of Sciences in Berlin, July 8, 1930 .

$1020.00

The Further Adventures of Halley's Comet  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Further Adventures of Halley's Comet - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Batchelor, John Calvin

New York: Congdon & Lattes, Inc.. Very Good+. 1980. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Softcover. 0865530068 . A Very Good+ first printing of the first edition with soiling to the pages and wear to the corners. Sticker residue on front cover, signed and inscribed by author John Calvin Batchelor; A futuristic fantasy about a wealthy American family looking to expand their empire into space ; B & W Illustrations .

$89.00

Sphere -1st Edition/1st Printing

By Crichton, Michael

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth Spine. 0135162459 . First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with some light soiling in a Near Fine dust-jacket with edgewear. There is a previous owner's signature on the front flyleaf; An estimated three hundred year old spaceship is found in the middle of the South Pacific that yields many questions about its origins and threatens the undersea habitat .

$90.00

How the Shaman Stole the Moon: in Search of Ancient Prophet-Scientists  from Stonehenge to the Grand Canyon  -1st Edition/1st Printing
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How the Shaman Stole the Moon: in Search of Ancient Prophet-Scientists from Stonehenge to the Grand Canyon -1st Edition/1st Printing

By Calvin, William H.

New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, And Auckland: Bantam Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. 1/3 Cloth. 0553077406 . First edition/first printing in Fine condition in a Near Fine, lightly edge-worn dust-jacket; .

$25.00

The True Prophecies Or Prognostications Of Michael Nostradamus, Physician  To Henry II, Francis II And Charles IX, Kings Of France And One Of The  Best Astronomers That Ever Were. A Work Of Curiosity And Learning
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The True Prophecies Or Prognostications Of Michael Nostradamus, Physician To Henry II, Francis II And Charles IX, Kings Of France And One Of The Best Astronomers That Ever Were. A Work Of Curiosity And Learning

By Nostradamus [; Michel De Nostredame]

London: Printed By Thomas Ratcliffe and Nathaniel Thompson. Good+. 1672. First Edition. Full-Leather. A most respectable, unrestored first edition in English and French, bound in original leather with five raised bands, title printed in red and black, illustrated with ornamental woodcut headpieces and initials. Boards rubbed, spine and edges with areas of erosion, limited water staining to margins. Lacking rare frontispiece portraits and final blank page, all other pages present and intact. Misprinted page numbers 464 and 456 (for 495 and 496). Rare in any condition, particularly when unrestored; French apothecary and reputed seer Michel de Nostredame (December 1503 – July 1566) issued his Les Propheties originally in 1555 and gained world-wide fame. In 1672, Theophilus de Garencières, a French apothecary who came to England with the French ambassador in the 1650s, was the first to translate Nostradamus into English, creating the bilingual text with the French quatrains with accompanying English translations and annotations; Woodcuts .

$5400.00

New Descriptive Astrononmy
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New Descriptive Astrononmy

By Steele, Joel Dorman, Ph. D.

New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: American Book Company. Good+. 1884. Cloth. A presentable copy in Good+ condition, includes fold-out map .

$29.00

Curiosities Of The Sky
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Curiosities Of The Sky

By Serviss, Garrett P.

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1909. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. An attractive, Nearly Fine first edition in gilt stamped cloth, frontispiece with tissue gard present, light offsetting to rear endpapers. In the scarce, lightly chipped dust-jacket; Serviss' intimate and authoritative description of the curious bodies, constellations, stars, comets, meteors, lights, etc. , etc. to be seen in the sky. The topics discussed include the coming and going of comets, the origin and career of meteors, the aurora borealis, the corona and spots on the sun, the surface of the moon, the zodiacal light, star clusters and the discovery of new stars, nebulae, and constellations, and how the constellations change; B & W Illustrations and Photographs .

$99.00

Trattato Delle Metheore
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Trattato Delle Metheore

By Vieri, Francesco De

Florence: Appresso Giorgio Marescotti. Very Good. 1573. First Edition; First Printing. Vellum. The first edition of the first comments on the first three books of "Meteorologica" of Aristotle in in the Italian language. Adams V714. Includes index and errata leaf, errori occorsi nello stampare. Original limp vellum, minor worming and soiling. Spine handlettered; With his commentary on the first three books of Aristotle's "Meteorologica", Francesco de Vieri, Professor at the University of Pisa studied not only comets and meteors but also rainbows, earthquakes, the evaporation of water, and the phenomenon of tides. The later edition in 1582 was enhanced with commentary on the fourth book on the inorganic material of the terrestrial sphere; Woodcuts .

$4300.00

Journey To The Stars Space Exploration Tomorrow And Beyond  - 1st  Edition/1st Printing
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Journey To The Stars Space Exploration Tomorrow And Beyond - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Jastrow, Robert

New York: Bantam Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0553053868 . First edition/first printing in about Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket; .

$19.00

The Return  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Return - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Aldrin, Buzz; John Barnes

New York: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0312874243 . A first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by astronaut and author Buzz Aldrin directly on the title page; On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin, along with Neil Armstrong, made history as they placed humankind's first steps on the moon. In The Return, written by award winning novelist John Barnes, Aldrin offers a compelling novel about the opportunities and dangers that confront us today-and shows why we must, and will, seize the challenges before us .

$210.00

The Lightness Of Being  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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The Lightness Of Being - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By Wilczek, Frank

New York: Basic Books. As New in As New dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0465003214 . A beautiful first edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author and Nobel Prize Laureate Frank Wilczek on the title page. Scarce; Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek has played a lead role in driving mankind's understanding of nature's deepest realities with remarkable new discoveries - matter is bult from almost weightless unites, and pure energy is the ultimate source of mass, Wilcek calls it the the Lightness of Being .

$210.00

The Planetary and Stellar Worlds
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The Planetary and Stellar Worlds

By Mitchel, O. M. , A. M.

New York: Oakley & Mason. Near Fine. 1867. Cloth. An intriguing edition of this important work in Near Fine condition. Author Mitchel's name is misspelled on the title page as Mitchell, but is spelled correctly on the spine. Dark brown cloth with gilt lettering. One spot stains the first five leaves at left bottom corner and there is slight foxing throughout, but the page block is clean and tight overall. Personal inscription on front flyleaf ; A series of ten lectures given in 1848 by O. M. Mitchel who was Director of the Cincinnati Observatory and one of America's great 19th century astronomers. The book was published in an effort to help the general public become more familiar with the science of astronomy. The lectures cover the then-most recent appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835 and the discovery of the planet Neptune .

$159.00