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The Earth and It's Atmosphere

By: Bates, D. R. (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basic Books Inc. 1957:

Seller ID: 9770


Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. Fifteen distinguished scientists, representing the main branches of geophysics, present a readable background for understanding the International Geophysical Year. 324 pp. View more info

A Short History of Astronomy

By: Berry, Arthur

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover Pub. 1961:

Seller ID: 9757


VG+. Softcover. From earliest times through the 19th century. 440 pp. View more info

Cosmic Dawn: The Origins of Matter and Life

By: Chaisson, Eric J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Co.: 1981

Seller ID: 29434

Condition: Very Good


302 pp. illustratred. Winner of the 1981 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. The author takes an interdisciplinary tour of fifteen billion years of cosmic history. He probes the deepest nature of the universe, drawing on every field of modern science - astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, anthropology and sociology. A remarkable book. View more info

Planets of Rock and Ice (From Mercury to the Moons of Saturn)

By: Chapman, Clark R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1982

Seller ID: 24884

Condition: Very Good


A revised and expanded edition of The Inner Planets. 222 pp. with numerous photographs. The volume suggests valuable clues to our own past. Minor wear/tear around edges of DJ. View more info

Atlas of Landforms

By: Curran, H. Allen, Eldon L. Perdew, Philip S. Justus and Michael P. Prothero (Dept. Of Earth, Space and Graphic Services, USMA)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 27983

Condition: VG+


140 pp. with maps and photographs on every page as well as corresponding textual material. The atlas can be used effectively in introducing physical geology, physical geography, earth science and geomorphology. Chapters deal with Horizontal Strata, Domes and Basins, Folded Structures, Faulted Structures, Igneous Forms, Karst, Streams, Landforms Due to Glaciation, Shorelines, Landforms Due to Winds, The Lunar Surface, Submarine Topography, as well as a complete referen... View more info

Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy

By: Filippenko, Alex

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Teaching Company: 2007

Seller ID: 36602

Condition: As New


Second edition. Parts 1 - 8 (course guidebook). 562 pp. with 96 lectures - solar system timeline, glossary, biographical notes and much more. Laminated pictorial cover. Scarce title. View more info

Blinded By the Light

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18768

Condition: VG+


New theories about the sun and the search for dark matter. 240 pp. with illustrations throughout. Tells the story of all the latest discoveries regarding the sun up to this date. View more info

Introduction to Control System Analysis and Design

By: Hale, Francis J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1973

Seller ID: 28057

Condition: Very Good


338 pp. with over 300 illustrations and graphs as well as formulae and references throughout. The volume provides the reader with techniques he can apply, easily and personally, to the analysis and design of a wide variety of actual control systems and includes two chapters on modern (at the time) control theory and advanced control systems. View more info

Brave New Universe

By: Halpern, Paul and Paul Wesson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Joseph Henry Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32148

Condition: As New


Illuminating the darkest secrets of the cosmos. 264 pp. with photographs, illustrations, notes and extensive bibliography. The volume features interviews with leaders in the field of cosmology as well as thought, provoking descriptions of their work. It is a guided tour of current advances and controversies in cosmology. View more info

Comets, Stars, Planets

By: Henbest, Nigel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Exeter Books: 1985

Seller ID: 30161

Condition: VG+


Special edition to mark the rturn of Halley's Comet. 96 pp. with beautiful color photographs throughout. Includes a special Halley's Comet feature, including a watcher's guide, which tracks the route of Halley's C omet during its 1985-1986 visit. View more info

Mathematical Astronomy with a Pocket Calculator

By: Jones, Aubrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1978:

Seller ID: 9763


VG+. 254 pp. Bright red boards with gilt lettering on spine. View more info

Atoms and the Universe

By: Jones, G. O., J. Rotblat and G. J. Whitrow

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sone, 1956:

Seller ID: 9762


Very Good/Very Good. An account of modern views on the structure of matter and the universe. 254 pp. with photographs. View more info

Star Gazing with Telescope and Camera

By: Keene, George T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AM Photo: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28537

Condition: Very Good


128 pp. and seven appendices with photographs and illustrations throughout. Volume written for amateur astronomers. Each chapter contains information for both the amateur to the experienced amateurs. How to choose the telescope, making a reflective telescope, sky shooting, lenses, using the telescope and much more. View more info

The Crab Nebula

By: Mitton, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24068

Condition: Very Good


194 pp. with numerous plates and illustrations throughout. The volume chronicles the astonishing record of a star that exploded nine centuries ago. It also explains, without the use of mathematics, the structure and nebula itself, the physics of the pulsar and much more. This edition further received an Honorable Mention of the Childrens Science Book Award by the New York Academy of Sciences. View more info

Atlas of the Solar System

By: Moore, Patrick and Garry Hunt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rand McNally Co.: 1985

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 28001

Condition: VG++


464 pp. with hundreds of color and black and white photographs as well as specific information on all aspects of the solar system, from the sun, the moon, each of the planets, the outer solar system, history and observations, glossary, tables and much more. Black boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Theories of the Universe (From Babylonian Myth to Modern Science)

By: Munitz, Milton IK. (Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press and the Falcon's Wing Press: 1957

Seller ID: 30021

Condition: VG+


437 pp. with illustrations throughout. A collection of influential contributions to cosmology which were a comprehensive selection of original writings. Repaired tear on upper rear of DJ. Wear and tear on DJ edges and some rubbing on cover. View more info

Geology of the Moon (A Stratigraphic View)

By: Mutch, Thomas A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press: 1970

Seller ID: 28184

Condition: Very Good


324 pp. with numerous photographs and illustrations throughout. The author studies the underlying regional geologic analysis of the moon and discusses early lunar studies, includes information on the moon's shape and motion, and describes techniques whereby lunar data are gathered, plus much more. View more info

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos

By: Overbye, Dennis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harperperennial: 1992

Seller ID: 31734

Condition: As New


The story of the scientific quest for the secret of the universe. 438 pp. An interesting approach to the story of cosmology and the men and women devoted to discovering the secrets of the universe. An excellent presentation of a very difficult subject to comprehend. View more info

The Radial Velocities, Spectral Types and Projected Rotational Velocities of 633 Bright Northern A Stars

By: Palmer, D. R. Et. Al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1968:

Seller ID: 9540


VG+. Oversized Softcover. Royal Observatory Bulletins in joint publication of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. #135. E 385-E456. View more info

Astronomy (A Multimedia program)

By: Protheroe, W. M., E. R. Capriotti and G. H. Newson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles E. Merrill Books: 1976

Seller ID: 28350

Condition: Very Good


478 pp. with illustrations, photographs, learning objectives, list of key terms, review questions, summaries, discussion questions and much more, including appendices, all with the purpose of introducing astronomy to the student. View more info