GBL Books: Astronomy
found: 20 books

 
BALL, SIR ROBERT STAWELL.
STAR-LAND. Being Talks With Young People About The Wonders Of The Heavens.
London. Cassell & Co., 1896., Reprint, twenty fifth thousand, first published 1889. Full leather binding . A school prize from Swansea Training College, but no bookplate, no name, nothing about the recipient if there ever was one. 376 pages including index. Frontispiece is an engraving showing the author giving a Christmas Lecture at the Royal Institution. Illustrated with 92 b./w. figures. Book leans slightly, edges are worn, and most of the black leather title label is missing. 19cm. x 12.5cm. 1896
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Book number: 7671
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 22.99 | JP¥ 2499]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: astronomy astronomers asteroids planets comets stars moons sun shooting stars heaven

 
BARLOW, C.W.C. AND BRYAN, G.H.
Elementary Mathematical Astronomy, with Examples and Examination Papers.
London: Clive & Co., University Correspondence College Press, 1893.., 2nd edition. First published 1892 it was put of print after 8 months, so reprinted with corrections, updates, misprints corrected, inclusion of the most recent discoveries, and answers to the examples. 442 pages with 169 figures, followed by 16 pages of book advertisments. 18cm. x 12.25cm. Book is still firm & tight, but halftitle & title page are slightly foxed. Black cloth cover is slightly worn & bumped on ends of spine & corners. Previous owner's name written in pencil on front endpaper, otherwise contents clean. 1893
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Book number: 9739
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 US$ 39.4 | JP¥ 4285]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: mathematics astronomy Frederick B. Jones moon sun equator Kepler's laws universal gravitation equation of time

 
BURNHAM, ROBERT; DYER, ALAN; GARFINKLE, ROBERT A.; GEORGE, MARTIN; KANIPE, JEFF; LEVY, DAVID H.
Spacewatching. The Ultimate Guide To The Stars And Beyond.
London. HarperCollins, 1998., Hardback. 288 pages. Colour & b./w. photographs, charts, diagrams and b./w. prints throughout. 28.75cm. x16.75cm. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Laminated cover is near fine. ISBN 0002201283. 1998
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Book number: 9958
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.28 | JP¥ 357]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: space planets moons stars galaxies Mercury Venus Earth Sun comets eclipse Saturn Mars

 
CRONIN, VINCENT.
The View From Planet Earth. Man Looks at the Cosmos.
Collins. Collins, 1981., ...brings to life in non-technical language... ways in which Western civilization sought to interpret the immensity surrrounding Planet Earth." 348 pages with 20 b./w. photographs & illustrations. 9.25" x 5.75". Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine d./w. ISBN 000211397X. 1981
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Book number: 3619
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.6 | JP¥ 500]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: cosmos planets earth universe astronomy telescope Copernicus Isaac Newton stars Galileo Galilei Einstein

 
GODFRAY, HUGH.
A TREATISE ON ASTRONOMY For The Use of Colleges And Schools.
London. Macmillan & Co., 1894., Hardback. 5th edition. 320 pages. Includes the preface to the 2nd edition, dated May 1874. At the end, pages 306 to 320 is a section "Examples & Problems" which seems to be re-examining the chapters & setting more questions. Contents clean & in very good condition but previous owner's name on front endpage, the half-title is foxed, the last page and the blank page opposite (reverse side of back endpage) are slightly foxed. Black cloth cover is faintly marked, otherwise very good. 23cm. x 14.5cm. No d./w. 1894
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Book number: 8969
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.51 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: astronomy earth sun planets calendar tides moon eclipse telescope

 
GREENE, BRIAN
THE FABRIC OF THE COSMOS. Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality.
New York. Vintage, 2005., Paperback. ".. a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way." 569 pages, including notes, glossary, bibliography & index. Over 70 figures of b./w. photographs, drawings & diagrams. Near fine but previous owner's name on f.f.e.p., some lines are underlined in pencil & some remarks added in the margin in pencil. Priced on back $15.95. 20cm. x 13cm. ISBN 0375727205. 2005
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Book number: 6593
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: cosmos space time reality astronomy science snowflakes

 
KOESTLER, ARTHUR.
THE SLEEPWALKERS. A History of Man's changing vision of the Universe.
London. Penguin Books, 1964., Paperback, Penguin # 2148. 623 pages including bibliography, chapter notes & index, plus some figures & diagrams. Contents very good, except previous owner's name. Card cover slightly worn, priced on front 8/6. 1964
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Book number: 7196
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: Universe Kepler Copernicus Aristotle Plato philosophy Galileo astronomy de Brahe cosmology

 
LOWELL, PERCIVAL.
MARS AS THE ABODE OF LIFE.
New York. Macmillan Company, 1909., First published December 1908, this is the reprint of March 1909. Based on 8 lectures delivered to the Lowell Institute by Professor Percivel Lowell. A b./w. photograph of him has been pasted on page between half-title & title page. 288 pages, with 8 b./w. photographs and 65 b./w. photographs, drawings & diagrams within text. Maroon cloth cover with gilt lettering is near fine apart from slight wear on ends of spine & corners. Contents are near fine, no inscription or marks, but the hinge at back is either starting to split, or in the past it was starting to split & some glue was applied. Top edge gilt. 23cm. x 16cm. No d./w. . 1909
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Book number: 9064
GBP 37.50 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 US$ 49.25 | JP¥ 5356]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: Mars astronomy planet space universe Lowell Institute

 
MENZEL, DONALD H. AND PASACHOFF, JAY M.
STARS AND PLANETS. A Peterson Field Guide.
Boston, Massachusetts. Houghton Mifflin, 1983, Softback. Previous owner's name on f.e.p. 72 monthly sky maps. 52 detailed atlas charts, maps of the moon's surface & special timetables. Over 230 photographs, 82 of them in colour. Contents clean & very good apart from inscription. Corners of cover slightly bumped o./w. very good. 18.5cm. x 11.5cm. ISBN 0395348358. 1983
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Book number: 6594
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: stars planets universe moon sky astronomy

 
MOORE, PATRICK.
PATRICK MOORE'S HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY
London. Macdonald, 1987, 6th edition, this is a new, revised and enlarged edition, so a first edition thus. 327 pages, with many photographs & illustrations in colour and black & white, probably over 400. 28.5cm. x 21.5cm. Not price clipped, but not priced. ISBN 0356086070. 1987
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Book number: 8796
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.6 | JP¥ 500]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: astronomy planets stars observatory moon asteroid galaxy quasar

 
MOORE, PATRICK
THE SKY AT NIGHT.
London. Scientific Book Club, 1964, Reprint, first published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1964. Patrick Moore has chosen a selection of articles from 6 years of "Sky at Night" monthly programs to write the 28 chapters, with titles such as "The Far Side of the Moon" & "Satellites of Mars". 224 pages, with about 12 drawings, diagrams & charts. 8" x 5¼". Near fine but top of spine slightly faded. D./w. has 1" tear top of spine, small tear top corner & bottom of spine, worn top & bottom of spine & corners, o./w. very good. 1964
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Book number: 3810
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: star astronomy Patrick Moore Sky at Night Moon Mars Sun

 
MOORE, PATRICK.
Stars and Planets.
London.. Chancellor Press, 1992.., Reprint, first published 1980. 112 pages. Colour and black & white photographs, illustrations, charts & maps of the solar system. Near fine d/w. and laminated cover. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. ISBN 185152231x.
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Book number: 8475
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: solar system planets comets stars universe

 
MOULTON, FOREST RAY.
AN INTRODUCTION TO CELESTIAL MECHANICS. New Edition.
New York. Macmillan, 1914., Second Revised Edition. Includes preface to first edition dated July 1902. Preface to second edition dated January 1914 explains this is a "thorougly revised edition." For example " the methods of determing orbits" and... "other changes & additions of importance are in the chapters on the Problem of Two Bodies, the Problem of Three Bodies, and in that on Geometrical Consideration of Perturbations." 437 pages, followed by 4 pages of advertisments for Macmillan books. There are calculations on most pages. This has been compiled from a course of lectures given over 6 years to the University of Chicago. 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. Spine is slightly faded on the maroon cloth cover, with gilt lettering & bands on spine. Cover & contents near fine, but previous owner's name & Liverpool is written in pencil on f.e.p. No d./w. . 1914
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Book number: 8951
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 US$ 26.27 | JP¥ 2856]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: astronomy stars galaxy orbits celestial universe

 
PICKERING, JAMES S.
1001 QUESTIONS ANSWERED ABOUT ASTRONOMY.
London. Lutterworth Press, 1969., Third revised edition, first published 1960. 420 pages including tables, bibliography & index. "Containing 45 b./w. photographs on 16 pages, 36 line diagrams ... & 1049 answers to questions covering the whole range of astronomy." Near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. near fine except edges & corners are slightly worn, back top edge creased, small tear in top corner, and its price clipped. 8.5" x 5.75". 1969
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Book number: 5817
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.91 | JP¥ 643]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: astronomy stars planets galaxy comet universe physics

 
REES, MARTIN.
BEFORE THE BEGINNING. Our Universe and Others.
Cambridge, Massacusetts. Perseus Books, 1998., Larger size paperback. Foreword by Stephen Hawking, a research student at Cambridge University together with Rees. 291 pages including notes, bibliography & index. 23.5cm. x 15.5cm. Previous owner's name on f.f.e.p., and side edge of book faintly damp stained, but it does not affect pages which are clean. Cover is slightly bumped on corners and edges. ISBN 0738200336. 1998
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Book number: 6596
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: universe space cosmos Omega Lambda Black Holes astronomy

 
REES, MARTIN.
JUST SIX NUMBERS. The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe.
London. Softback Preview / Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2000., Paperback. Reprint, first published 1999 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Sir Martin Rees was Royal Society Research Professor at Cambridge University. 173 pages. 7 b./w. illustrations. 23cm. x 14cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. ISBN 0297842978. 2000
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Book number: 5854
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Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: universe cosmic atoms black holes Big Bang gravity galaxies microwave planet stars cosmos Mandlebrot Esher ouraborus

 
ROBINSON, J.
The Universe.
London. Ward Lock,1956., New edition. Introduction by Sir Harold Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal. 255 pages, illustrated with 44 b./w. photographs & many diagrams. 20.5cm. x 13cm. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks, but faintly marked on f.e.p. where name once was. Red cloth cover is near fine but front bottom corner is bumped, & spine is faded. No d./w. 1956
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Book number: 9500
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: universe stars planets Sun Jupiter Mars nebula constellation

 
SCAGELL, ROBIN.
Philip's STARGAZING WITH A TELESCOPE.
London. George Philip/Octopus, 2001., Third edition. Paperback. 160 pages. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine stiff card cover, priced on back £6.99. Many colour and b./w. photographs and illustrations. 20cm. x 12.5cm. ISBN 0540077135 2001
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Book number: 7626
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: star astronomy telescope galaxies nebulae planet Asteroid

 
SUTHERLAND, PAUL.
ASTRONOMY. A Beginner's Guide.to the Sky at Night.
Sywell. Igloo, 2010., 160 pages including glossary, illustrated throughout in colour with colour photographs, illustrations & star maps. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine laminated cover, priced on back £9.99. ISBN 9781845617042 2010
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Book number: 7279
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.94 | JP¥ 428]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: star planet nebulae galaxy astronomy meteor

 
WINTERBURN, EMILY.
THE STARGAZER'S GUIDE How to Read Our Night Sky.
London. Constable, 2008., 280 pages followed by 8 pages illustrated with star maps of the night sky from both the Northern & Southern Hemisphere in Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter, plus over 50 b./w. illustrations. 21.75cm. x 16cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £14.99. ISBN 9781845297244. 2008
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Book number: 8172
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.94 | JP¥ 428]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: night sky astronomy stargazer space observatory stars planets

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