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The House On Observatory Hill Home of the Vice President of the United States

By: Cleere, Gail S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washignton, D.C., United States Printing Office:

Seller ID: 27089DH

Condition: Very Good


An exceptionally attractive booklet for both its contents and its elegance. It's a soft cover measuring 7-1/2"x10" with 74 pages printed on quality coated paper and generously illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. There's also a color fold-out depicting the lay of the land which comes tucked into a pocket on the reverse side of the back cover. Very interesting and very beautiful. Only fault is two small flat creases at back cover. by spine. View more info

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Introduction to Asteroids: The Next Frontier

By: Cunningham, Clifford

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A., Willmann-Bell: 1988

Seller ID: 17854K

ISBN: 0943396166

Condition: Very Good


Nice copy of a slightly hard to find title. Very clean inside and out with no spine crease, names or writing. Illustrated throughout with charts, photos, and graphs. Also includes tables for 3,317 asteroids. The author's goal was to make the subject more understandable to the amateur astronomer and to cover topics not discussed in Tom Gehrel's 1979 landmark book, Asteroids. Despite title, book is not overly simplistic. 208 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Parallel Worlds: A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos

By: Kaku, Michio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday: 2004

Edition: Frist Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23559

ISBN: 0385509863

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing, no remainder mark, no price clip and no tears or chips. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book is bound in paper over boards with a cloth spine. The author, a physicist, takes the reader on a journey through the universe via cosmology and M-theory. 428 pages including glossary and index. View more info

Astronomy Magazine (Full Run, 12 Issues 1976)

By: Oldenburger, Penny (editor)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, AstroMedia Corp.: 1976

Seller ID: 18502K

Condition: Fine


Beautiful magazines carefully kept by a collector. One small tear at spine to a single issue was rrepaired by me with almost invisible archival tape. Magazines are billed as "the world's most beautiful astronomy magazine." Illustrated with both color and black and white photos. A sampling of articles includes: the Zeta Reticuli incident. exploding stars, astrophotography, infrared astronomy, dust clouds and ice ages, quasars, discovery of a minor planet, skylore ... View more info

Astronomy Magazine (Full Run, 12 Issues 1977)

By: Oldenburger, Penny (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, AstroMedia Corp.: 1977

Seller ID: 18757K

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful magazines carefully kept by a collector. Small tear to upper back corner of one and a small spot to one cover. No labels. Billed as "the world's most beautiful astronomy magazine." Illustrated with both color and black and white photos. A sampling of articles includes: why planets have rings; the polar regions of mars, robot probes, slow boat to Centauri, HEAOs, the X-ray universe; gamma rays and the origin of cosmic radiation, the end of time, astrono... View more info

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Percival Lowell: The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin

By: Strauss, David

Price: $38.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23616

ISBN: 0674002911

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writng, no bumps to boards, and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. This biography covers many aspects of the subject -- his romances, his Boston clubs, his travel to the Orient in order to try life as an adventure author, and his astronomy with itsfeuds with the professional astronomical establishment. Text is quite compelling. 333 pages including index. View more info