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The Green and Red Planet : A Physiological Study of the Possibility of Life on Mars

by Strughold, Hubertus; Peyton, Green

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Published
1953
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Very Good
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University of New Mexico Press, 1953. 107pp. Gray cloth hardback, DJ has tiny chips and tears along edges, owner name on front end page, index, bibliography, figures, b&w photos, The Green and Red Planet : A Physiological Study of the Possibility of Life on Mars, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.
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The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

by Huth, John Edward

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Published
2013
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780674072824
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$32.50

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Belknap Press of Harvard, 2013. 528pp. Blue cloth spine with blue boards, DJ VG, First Edition, index, chapter notes, glossary, appendices, figures, maps, b&w photos, The Lost Art of Finding Our Way, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Big Ear

by Kraus, John

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Published
1976
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Very Good
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Cygnus-Quasar Books, 1976. 228pp. Trade paperback, VG, light rubbing along edges, spine edge faded, slight reading crease in spine, signed by author, index, bibliography, b&w photos, Adventure story of the exploration of the universe and search for other men, . Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Nicholas Copernicus Minor Works

by Rosen, Edward (translator)

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780801845161
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$25.00

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Johns Hopkins, 1992. 373pp. Over sized softback, VG, upper front corner tip slightly creased, indices, chapter notes, Nicholas Copernicus Minor Works, . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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THE SEXTANT HANDBOOK : Adjustment, Repair, Use & History

by Bauer, Cmdr. Bruce A.

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780877429562
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$15.00

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International Marine Publishing, 1986. 191pp. Blue hardback, DJ VG, index, bibliography, appendices, b&w photos and illustrations, THE SEXTANT HANDBOOK : Adjustment, Repair, Use & History, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THE COMING OF THE SPACE AGE : Famous Accounts of Man's Probing of the Universe

by Clarke, Arthur C. (editor)

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Meredith Press , 1967. 301pp. Black cloth hardback, DJ has rubbing and wear at corner and spine tips, light browning along back flap edge at fold, First Edition, signed by Arthur C. Clarke on front end page, owner nameplate on front end page, no markings in text, Thirty-six selections that best document the coming of the space age, . Signed.… Read more
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LIGHT WAVES AND THEIR USES

by Michelson, A.A.

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Published
1907
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Very Good
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$65.00

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University of Chicago Press, 1907. 166pp. Red cloth hardback, VG, very light rubbing at corner and spine tips, owner name on front end page and on inside front cover, three color plates in back, Second Impression, index, figures few pencil notes in margins, Light waves and their uses, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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JOHN H. GLENN Astronaut

by Pierce, Lt. Col. Philip N.; Schuon, Karl

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Published
1962
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Very Good
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Franklin Watts, 1962. 208pp. Green hardback with DJ, VG, DJ has a couple tiny short tears, ink date on front end page, index, appendices, b&w photos, Biography of American astronaut John H. Glenn, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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AROUND THE WORLD IN 84 DAYS : The Authorized Biography of Skylab Astronaut Jerry Carr

by Shayler, Dave

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Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781894959407
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$90.00

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Apogee Books Publication , 2008. 271pp. Tan cloth hardback with DJ, VG, inscribed and signed by Jerry Carr on titlepage, back pocket with a DVD that has been opened but appears to be in very good condition, index, bibliography, appendices, b&w and color photos, "For 84 days—from November 16, 1973, to February 8, 1974—mission commander Jerry Carr orbited the Earth… Read more
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POCHHONTAS COUNTY FLOODS THOUGH 1985

by Smith, Craig (compiled by)

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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$20.00

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Pocahontas County Historical Society , 1986. 156pp. Over sized softback, VG, lower corner tips slightly creased, slight reading crease in spine, owner note in ink on inside front cover, b&w photos, History of the flooding in Pocahontas County West Virginia through 1985, . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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GALILEO AT WORK : His Scientific Biography

by Drake, Stillman

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Published
1981
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Good+
ISBN
9780226162270
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$22.00

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University of Chicago Press, 1981. 536pp. Trade paperback, light rubbing along edges, short ink markings in margins of three pages, index, chapter notes, Biography of Galileo, . Trade Paperback. Good+.
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NEUTRINO ASTROPHYSICS

by Bahcall, John N.

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Published
1990
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Good+
ISBN
9780521379755
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$18.00

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Cambridge, 1990. 567pp. Softback, covered in clear plastic coating, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, references, appendix, figures and tables, footnotes, Neutrino Astrophysics, . Soft Cover. Good+.
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INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE

by Shklovskii, I.S.; Sagan, Carl; Fern, Paula (translator)

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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Holden-Day, 1966. 509pp. Red cloth hardback, DJ poor and tucked in rear of book, translated from the Russian, indices, bibliography, figures and tables, photos and illustrations, A look at the possiblility of intelligent life on other planets, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.
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WE REACH THE MOON : Expanded to Include the Flights of Apollo 12,13, and 14, as Well as International Space Exploration and Discovery

by Wilford, John Noble

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780393063745
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$75.00

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W.W. Norton, 1971. 379pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ has light rubbing and wear at corner tips and spine ends with a couple very tiny tears, $10.00 price on DJ flap, First Printing of the expanded 1971 edition, index, bibliography, special section with charts, b&w photos, Expanded to Include the Flights of Apollo 12,13, and 14, as Well as International… Read more
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APPROPRIATING THE WEATHER : Vilhelm Bjerknes and the Construction of a Modern Meteorology

by Friedman, Robert Marc

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780801420627
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$18.00

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Cornell, 1989. 251pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ VG with minor rubbing at top spine edge, index, figures, Analyzes the revolution in the theory and practice of meteorology during the first quarter of the twentieth century, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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CCD ASTRONOMY Construction and Use of an Astronomical CCD Camera

by Buil, Christian

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Published
1991
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Very Good
ISBN
9780943396293
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Willmann-Bell, Inc.Virginia, 1991. 321pp. Blue Hardback with black and white photos on cover, sources, bibliography, index, black and white photos, graphs, figures, first published in French in 1989, Astronomical Photography, Imaging systems, devices, Very Good. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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SPACE TRAVELLERS

by Wild, Margaret

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780590455985
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$12.00

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Scholastic, 1992. c.32pp. Over sized hardback with glossy illustrated boards, DJ VG, First Printing, slight surface scratch on front DJ cover, Story of a young boy and his mother who are homeless in the big city and live in a rocket in the park until they find a home, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Gregory… Read more
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THE MILKY WAY : Galaxy Number One, Exploring Our Universe

by Branley, Franklin M.

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Published
1969
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Very Good
ISBN
9780690539936
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$10.00

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Thomas Y. Crowell, 1969. 126pp. Hardback, DJ VG with price clipped, index, galactic data, b&w illustrations, The Milky Way : Galaxy Number One, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Helmut K. Wimmer .
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DIVINE WIND : The History and Science of Hurricanes

by Emanuel, Kerry

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Published
2005
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Very Good
ISBN
9780195149418
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$30.00

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Oxford, 2005. 285pp. Over-sized hardback, black cloth binding, DJ price-clipped, VG, EX-LIB with library name stamped on upper page edges, no other markings, index, appendices, list of references, many b&w and color photos and illustrations, figures and tables; The history and science of Hurricanes and Typhoons, the physics of the tropical atmosphere, modern scientific information, how violent storms have… Read more
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PIONEERING IN SPACE

by Hendrickson Jr., Walter B.

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$9.50

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Bobbs-Merrill, 1961. 256pp. Hardback, DJ has light wear and rubbing along edges, B&W illustrations, technical information abou space travel for elementary school students, index, Includes: What space travel is like, Requirements for astronauts, Spaceships and capsules, Space pioneers, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Jack Russell.
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