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The Space Shuttle Action Book
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The Space Shuttle Action Book

By Duppa-Whyte, Vic; Stimpson, Tom; Moore, Patrick

NY: Random House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1983. First Printing. Hardcover. 0394856023 . Six double-page pop-up spreads showing scenes from launch, operation, and return of the American space shuttle rockets. One pop-up mechanica of space shuttle being built has an unglued tab. .

$20.00

The Centenary of the Cincinnati Observatory, November 5, 1943, Including  the Addresses and Miscellany Relating to the Centennial Celebration of the  First Large Astronomical Observatory in America
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The Centenary of the Cincinnati Observatory, November 5, 1943, Including the Addresses and Miscellany Relating to the Centennial Celebration of the First Large Astronomical Observatory in America

Cincinnati: Cincinnati. Fair with no dust jacket; Front hinge cracked, water damage to top corner . of rear boards, some pages foxed.. 1944. Hardcover. Navy cloth with printed paper label on front boards. Introduction by Beverley W. Bond, Jr. Illustrations. A history of the oldest professional astronomical observatory in the United States and "the birthplace of American astronomy", still in use today. ; 63 pages .

$25.00

The Case for Going to the Moon
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The Case for Going to the Moon

By Ruzic, Neil P.

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front pastedown, . jacket rubbed.. 1965. First Printing. Hardcover. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. Black cloth with title and crescent moon stamped in silver on front boards. Index, photos. ; 239 pages .

$15.00

Rocks from Space:  Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters
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Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters

By Norton, O. Richard

Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company. Good; Usual library stamps and markings, covers heavily creased and curled . and starting to delaminate.. 1994. Softcover. 0878423028 . Many photos. Index. Illustrations by Dorothy S. Norton. ; Ex-Library; 446 pages .

$9.00

Ecce Coelum;  Or, Parish Astronomy, in Six Lectures
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Ecce Coelum; Or, Parish Astronomy, in Six Lectures

By [Burr, Rev. E. F. ]

NY: American Tract Society. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front free endpaper missing and . front signature loose.. 1867. Later Printing. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped cloth. ; 198 pages .

$15.00

The Earth's Nearest Neighbor
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The Earth's Nearest Neighbor

By Parker, Bertha Morris

Evanston, IL: Row, Peterson & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers worn at spine.. 1941. Softcover. Great vintage children's book about the moon. Wonderful period illustrations and photos, including color cover of lunar landscape by Frederick E. Seyfarth. Pictorial stapled wraps. ; Basic Science Education; 36 pages .

$10.00

Apollo Moon Rocks
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Apollo Moon Rocks

By Langseth, Marcus; Langseth, Lillian

NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Inspiring gift inscription on front . free endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed and tattered.. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Many black and white photographs. Unpaginated. [64] pp. Pictorial boards. Glossary, appendices. A book written for young readers about moon rocks published three years after the historic Apollo 11 moon landing. Photographs include shots of astronaut Buzz Aldrin, astronaut footprints in moon dust, moon rocks and many detailed images of the moon's surface. .

$30.00

How to Use a Computerized Telescope
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How to Use a Computerized Telescope

By Covington, Michael A.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight . copy.. 2002. Softcover. 0521007909 . Photos, illustrations. ; Practical Amateur Astronomy; 223 pages .

$17.00

Man Among the Stars
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Man Among the Stars

By Muller, Wolfgang D.

NY: Criterion Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, foxed and lightly tattered.. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. "One of Germany's top science writers probes the beginnings, progress and prospects of man's imminent first venture into space. His up-to-date and highly readable study gives a full, detailed picture of this newest frontier of science - and what it may mean to our society." (from front jacket blurb). Photos, further reading list. ; 307 pages .

$11.00

The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the  Wonders of Inner and Outer Space
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The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space

By Klassi, Jason

Los Angeles, CA: Space Traveler Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2012. Hardcover. 9780981767406 . Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Many illustrations. A combination of self-actualization, inspiration and astronomy "that will leave you empowered, inspired and forever transformed." .

$13.00

A Beginner's Star-Book: an Easy Guide to the Stars and to the Astronomical  Uses of the Opera-Glass, the Field-Glass and the Telescope
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A Beginner's Star-Book: an Easy Guide to the Stars and to the Astronomical Uses of the Opera-Glass, the Field-Glass and the Telescope

By McKready, Kelvin; [Murphy, Edgar Gardner]

NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons. Fair with no dust jacket; Possible ex-library copy with scars on front and . rear pastedown endpapers, front hinge cracked, boards heavily worn, spine . faded, shaken.. 1937. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. An introduction to star gazing for the general reader who does not have sophisticated astronomy equipment written by a progressive Alabama Episcopal priest, Edgar Gardner Murphy, under his pen name Kelvin McKready. His wife, Maude King Murphy revised this fourth edition. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and Saturn design stamped on front boards. Index, many maps, illustrations and photos of the sun, moon and stars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages .

$15.00