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From the awesome fury of the Big Bang to the calm of an endlessly wheeling galaxy. Square format, glazed pictorial boards. Amazing pop-ups. Paper engineering by James Diaz, David Carter and David Pelham. ISBN: 0712607749. Pop-ups in very good working order. Light years tab is creased, but working. Bumping to spine and corners.
xi pages + 57 pages of introduction + 72 plate pages, 17 page index to rear.. Original blue cloth binding with gilt decoration on boards and spine. Front cover shows signs of the Zodiac. All edges gilt. Spine and edges are browned, with bumping and a little chipping. Wear to cover corners. Joints are a little cracked; front joint is cracked and fragile. All plates present. Some foxing and browning to pages.
This book illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams and a few colour. ISBN: 9781782976431.
THE ZOOMABLE UNIVERSE
Written by Caleb Scharf. Illustrated by Ron Miller.
Stock no. 2136329
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A Step-by-step Tour Through Cosmic Scale, from the Infinite to the Infinitesimal. Nearly square format. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781786494047.
Answers the questions so often asked. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904094081. Top corner of front endpaper has been cut off. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
Every day tons of cosmic dust enter the Earth's atmosphere and burn up as falling starts. Sometimes larger stones fall from the sky to the land as meteorites, perhaps causing minor damage in the process.... This book draws together different branches of science and presents a picture of why such collisions occur, what happens when they do, and what the consequences of one might be for the Earth and its inhabitants. ISBN: 0947795200. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping along cover edges. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
EXPLORERS OF THE SOUTHERN SKY A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN ASTRONOMY
Written by Raymond Haynes; Roslynn Haynes; David Malin; Richard McGee.
Stock no. 2124723
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards, yellow title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521365759. Tape glue outline marks to endpapers, else contents are fine. Wrapper is edge-creased with orange spot sticker to base of spine.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Covers lightly scuffed. Foxing to text block and endpapers else contents clean. Includes letter believed to be from the author to J.E.R, the reviewer.
Charting the twelve-year programme of spacelab's development from he spark of its conception to the blaze of its perfect launch on the Space Shuttle in November 1983. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 0521260779. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn especially to top & tail of spine, faded to spine and browned at top edges of flaps.
Third edition. B/w diagrams. 357 pages. ISBN: 0852743947. Wrapper spine faded.
3D astronomical maps. The night sky in 3 dimensions. Includes 3-d glasses! ISBN: 0001912119. Wrapper spine is faded. 3-d glasses still present and look unused.
Red cloth, gilt titles. Biography of Sir Norman Lockyer (Joseph Norman Lockyer), best known for his work in astronomy and physics. B/w illustrations. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine lightly faded and slightly bumped.