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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ASTRONOMY
Written by Patrick Moore. Illustrated by L.F. Ball.
Stock no. 2133542
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 32. 64 plates. Spine is bumped. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; some fading to spine; edge-creased.

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THE YOUNG ASTRONOMER AND HIS TELESCOPE
Written by Patrick Moore.
Stock no. 2130934
Published by Keith Reid. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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COSMIC IMPACT
Written by John Keith Davies.
Stock no. 2126310
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THERE IS LIFE ON MARS
Written by Earl Nelson.
Stock no. 2125572
Published by Werner Laurie. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Some browning to edges of covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few nicks; browned.

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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.

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FRONTIERS OF ASTRONOMY
Written by Fred Hoyle.
Stock no. 1811415
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

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.

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SPACELAB: RESEARCH IN EARTH ORBIT
Written by David Shapland; Michael Rycroft.
Stock no. 1808047
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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ASTRONOMY: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE
Written by A.E. Roy; D. Clarke.
Stock no. 1709324
Published by Adam Hilger Ltd.. 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third edition. B/w diagrams. 357 pages. ISBN: 0852743947. Wrapper spine faded.

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STEREO STAR MAPS
Written by Richard Monkhouse; John Cox.
Stock no. 1107174
Published by Collins. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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LIFE AND WORK OF SIR NORMAN LOCKYER
Written by T. Mary Lockyer; Winifred L. Lockyer.
Stock no. 823575
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

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.

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STAR FORMATION WORKSHOP
Written by R.D. Wolstencroft.
Stock no. 816097
1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Occasional Reports of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; and Proceedings of the Workshop on Star Formation. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 0902553305. Corners lightly creased.

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THE TRIUMPH OF MAN IN SCIENCE AND INVENTION
Written by Ellison Hawks.
Stock no. 815997
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles & vignette. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Front vertical edge of cover worn, corners worn. Title to spine rubbed. Covers lightly scuffed. Hand made free front endpaper coming unstuck. All plates present. A few foxspots.

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