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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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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
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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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$30.00

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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
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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
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Very Good
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First Printing
ISBN
9780801420627
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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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$10.00

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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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ASTROLOGY IN THE RENAISSANCE : The Zodiac of Life

by Garin, Eugenio; Jackson, Carolyn (translator); Allen, June (translator); Robertson, Clare (translator)

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780140192599
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$12.00

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Arkana, 1990. 145pp. trade paperback, VG, black ink remainder mark on bottom page edge, no names or markings on pages, chapter notes and references, index, Includes: Astrology and history, Astrology and magic, Neoplatonism and hermeticism, Criticism of astrology and the natural history, . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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TURN LEFT AT ORION : A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope and How to Find Them, Third Edition

by Consolmagno, Guy; Davis, Dan M.

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Published
2000
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Very Good
ISBN
9780521781909
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$17.50

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Cambridge, 2000. 224pp. Over sized hardback, DJ flaps glued to inside covers, EX-LIB, minimal markings, VG, index, glossary, tables, b&w illustrations, Third Edition, A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope and How to Find Them, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Karen Kotash Sepp; Anne Drogin; Mary Lynn Skirvin.
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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
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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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A TREATISE ON NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY INCLUDING THE THEORY OF COMPASS DEVIATIONS

by Muir, Commander W.C.P.

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Published
1918
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Good +
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$17.00

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United States Naval Institute, 1918. 784pp. Hardback, rubbing along edges, owner name on end pages and title page, nameplate removed from inside front cover, back hinge slightly cracked yet still strong, paper edges have turned light brown, appendices, plates, figures and tables, b&w illustrations, Fourth Edition, A treatise on navigation and nautical astronomy, text-book for Naval Academy. Hard Cover. Good… Read more
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Nicolaus Copernicus: Father of Modern Astronomy

by Somervill, Barbara A.

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Published
2005
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Very Good
ISBN
9780756510589
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$8.00

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Compass Point books, 2005. 112pp. Softback, VG, index, glossary, b&w and color photos and illustrations, Biography of Nicolaus Copernicus written for young adults, . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS FROM EARLY LIFE TO OLD AGE OF MARY SOMERVILLE

by Somerville, Martha

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Published
1874
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Good +
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$25.00

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Roberts Brothers , 1874. 377pp. Green hardback, corner tips bumped, rubbing along edges and spine tips, owner name on front end page, few pencil marks in text, Life of Mary Somerville who was a "Scottish science writer and polymath, at a time when women's participation in science was discouraged. She studied mathematics and astronomy, and was the second woman scientist… Read more
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