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The Stars in their Courses, Asimov, Isaac
1 Asimov, Isaac The Stars in their Courses
Panther Books 1975 0586041222 / 9780586041222 Card Covers Very Good 
Pages beginning to yellow 567105 
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The World Within the Worlds, Barrow, John D
2 Barrow, John D The World Within the Worlds
Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1988 0198519796 / 9780198519799 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Good. Good. 
Ex library with usual stamps and imperfections. In Library binding. Wrapper has edge wear. 398pp including bibliography and comprehensive index. 682218 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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Violent Universe: An eye-witness account of the commotion in astronomy 1968-69, Calder, Nigel
3 Calder, Nigel Violent Universe: An eye-witness account of the commotion in astronomy 1968-69
British Broadcasting Company 1969 0563084421 / 9780563084426 First Edition Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
569144 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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Afterglow of Creation, Chown, Marcus
4 Chown, Marcus Afterglow of Creation
Arrow 1993 0099280515 / 9780099280514 Trade paperback. Very Good 
567195 
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5 Couper, Heather and Nigel Henbest Space Encyclopedia
Dorling Kindersley 1999 0751354139 / 9780751354133 First Edition Hardback with laminated pictorial cover Fine Profusely Illustrated in colour throughout with photographs, drawings and diagrams, star maps, etc., etc. 
Appears unread. Large 4to:: 306pp including appendices, timeline, biographical section, glossary and index The essential reference guide to space science and astronomy. Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply (UK) .WE WILL NOT ASK YOU FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. 785402 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Measuring the Universe: The historical quest to quantify Space, Ferguson, Kitty
6 Ferguson, Kitty Measuring the Universe: The historical quest to quantify Space
Headline / TSP 1999 0747221324 / 9780747221326 Card Covers AS NEW UNREAD Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
The author has the ability to explain complex processes in terms both understandable by and interesting to the layman. 544010 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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Structure of the Moon's Surface, Fielder, Gilbert
7 Fielder, Gilbert Structure of the Moon's Surface
Pergamon Press 1961 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Good Illustrated with black-and-white photos and charts 
Wrapper (now protected in clear acetate) has edge wear 568080 
Price: 27.00 GBP
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Astronomy FactFinder, Furnis, Tim
8 Furnis, Tim Astronomy FactFinder
Mustard 1999 1841640409 / 9781841640402 First edition Hardback with laminated pictorial cover and matchi Near Fine Near Fine Lavish colour illustrations throughout text 
Light shelf wear only 603034 
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The Birth of Time: How we measured the age of the Universe., Gribbin, John
9 Gribbin, John The Birth of Time: How we measured the age of the Universe.
Weidenfeld & nicolson 1999 029782001X / 9780297820017 Large format paperback UNREAD slight shelf wear only Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
An astronomical detective story. How the author and his colleagues finally established the age of the Universe. 554487 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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The Sun [SIGNED and inscribed COPY], Hill, Steele, and Michael Carlowicz
10 Hill, Steele, and Michael Carlowicz The Sun [SIGNED and inscribed COPY]
New York: Abrams 2006 0810955229 / 9780810955226 First Edition Hardback with laminated pictorial cover and matchi Fine Fine Lavishly Illustrated in colour with photographs throughout 
Signed by author on front endpaper, and inscribed Samantha - / Thanks for all your / support and hospitality . Best / Steele Hill Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 239pp including index 719144 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The Stars In Their Courses, Jeans, Sir James
11 Jeans, Sir James The Stars In Their Courses
Cambridge University Press. 1931 First reprint. Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Plus Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, diagrams and fold-out star charts. 
Wrapper (now protected) has edge wear and some internal archival tape reinforcement. . Foxing to page edges. 188pp including index. An early attempt to explain astronomy to the scientifically challenged. 616548 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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A Window in the Sky: Astronomy from beyond the Earth's atmosphere, Lawton, A. T.
12 Lawton, A. T. A Window in the Sky: Astronomy from beyond the Earth's atmosphere
Newton Abbot: David & Charles 1979 0715377574 / 9780715377574 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good Very Good Price Clipped Illustrated in black-and-white 
555127 
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Comets: Creators and Destroyers, Levy, David H
13 Levy, David H Comets: Creators and Destroyers
New York: Simon and Schuster 1998 0684852551 / 9780684852553 Medium Format Paperback Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
UNREAD. 256pp including notes and index. 777218 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Skywatching, Levy, David H.
14 Levy, David H. Skywatching
HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Collins) 1995 0000220287 Hardback with pictorial cover & matching dust wra Fine Fine Illustrated with colour photographs 
An authoritative yet accessible guide to astronomy, including basic tools and techniques, detailed constellation charts, and a galaxy of colour photographs and drawings 561075 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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The Cosmic Mind-Boggling Book., McAleer, Neil, with a foreword by Robert Jastrow
15 McAleer, Neil, with a foreword by Robert Jastrow The Cosmic Mind-Boggling Book.
Hodder & Stoughton 1983 0340334290 / 9780340334294 First UK Edition Hardback with pictorial cover. Very Good or better Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout text 
Hundreds of facts about the universe around us. Did you know for instance, that If a piece of popcorn were dropped on a neutron star, it would produce as much energy as a WW2 atomic bomb. WARNING: Don't try this at home! 515025 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Guinness Book of Astronomy, Moore, Patrick
16 Moore, Patrick The Guinness Book of Astronomy
Guinness Publishing 1992 0851129404 / 9780851129402 Fourth Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Fine Illustrated with colour plates and black-and-white photos and drawings throughout text 
A galaxy of information providing facts and feats on all branches of astronomy. The author, of course, needs no introduction. 527132 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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The Unfolding Universe, Moore, Patrick
17 Moore, Patrick The Unfolding Universe
BCA 1982 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good plus Good to Very Good Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs. 
Wrapper has a small closed tear to top edge. 4to: 256 pp. Including index. 718028 
Price: 5.75 GBP
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Kingfisher Pocket Book of Astronomy, Muirden, James
18 Muirden, James Kingfisher Pocket Book of Astronomy
Kingfisher Books 1983 0862720826 / 9780862720827 Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good Illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams 
572222 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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19 Rees, Martin Before the Beginning: Our universe and others
Simon & Schuster 1997 0684816822 / 9780684816821 First UK Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine 
Accessible and very readable experimental astronomy. 559008 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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A Dictionary of Astronomy, Ridpath, Ian
20 Ridpath, Ian A Dictionary of Astronomy
Oxford University Press [OUP] 1997 0192115960 / 9780192115966 Medium Format Paperback Very Good Illustrated with drawings 
Some cover wear, but appears unread. Pages beginning to yellow at edges. 536pp. 780035 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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