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Exploring the Earth & the Cosmos

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCI72

ISBN: 0517546671

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards (red spine) and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 788gms, 339pgs. In this book, Asimov ranges across the entire panorama of science, covering in 23 chapters discoveries in astronomy, biology, geography, mathematics, geology and physics. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe

By: Begelman, Mitchell; and Rees, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Scientific American Library: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: SCISPA39

ISBN: 0716760290

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first printing, 626gms, 246 pages. This book describes how black holes were found and what their existence implies for the evolution of our universe. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Quest for Mars, The: The NASA Scientists and Their Search for Life Beyond Earth

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA49

ISBN: 0006531342

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 298gms, 368 pages. The untold story of NASAs search for life on Mars. A story as intense as it is comples, as human as it is scientifically illuminating. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Dead Mars Dying Earth

By: Brandenburg, John. E.; Paxson, Monica. Rix.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Element Books Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA14

ISBN: 1862048118

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 500gms, 306 pages. Dead Mars, Dying Earth Makes a clear and final argument: Planets are fragile. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some mild tearing to the spine and front cover, mild page discolouration to page edges, previous bookseller's sticker inside back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Astronomy 2004 Australia

By: Dawes, Glenn; Northfield, Peter; Wallace, Ken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Quasar Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA29

ISBN: 0958590699

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 436g, 152pgs. This book has everything you need to enjoy the night sky, with nothing other than your eyes and a sense of curiosity. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Constellations Pocket Guide, The: The 2005-2006 Edition

By: Dibon-Smith, Richard

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Clear Skies Publishing Company: 2005

Edition: 2005-2006 Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA58

ISBN: 0968415717

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, pocket sized, second printing, 224gms, 299 pages. Using current astonomical information, this star guide is one of the most accurate and up-to-date guides on the market. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Binocular and Naked Eye Guide to the Stars, The

By: Dibon-Smith, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Clear Skies Publishing Company: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA57

Condition: Good


Spiral bound softcover, third revised edition, third printing, 192gms, 210 pages. This is the ideal way to learn how to find your way around the night skies. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Atlas of the Night Sky

By: Dunlop, Storm (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCISPA27

ISBN: 0600351130

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 744g, 80pgs, blue endpapers. This is a large format practical atlas for the amateur astronomer showing the positions of the stars and planets in the night sky. It includes a complete series of northern and southern hemisphere epoch 2000.0 star maps, a detailed analysis of the 88 constellations, and moon maps. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. There is a book plate from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherw... View more info

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Sky Watch: A Guide to the Southern Skies

By: Ellyard, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCISPA51

ISBN: 0733306756

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 216gms, 143 pages. This book will help you get started on your astronomy adventure. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Measuring the Universe: The Historical Quest to Quantify Space

By: Ferguson, Kitty

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA1

ISBN: 0747256993

Condition: Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 254gms, 306 pages. An exciting and accessible mix of history and cutting-edge science, this book chronicles man's attempts to push back the frontiers of understanding. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Birth of Time, The: How We Measured the Age of the Universe

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCIPHY12

ISBN: 029782001X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 412gms, 216 pages. This is the story of one of the great scientific puzzles of our time - the mystery of the age of the Universe - and how this mystery was finally solved. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Men Who Measured the Universe, The

By: Gribbin, John and Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Icon Books Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: SCISPA50

ISBN: 1840465360

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 166gms, 134 pages. This book tells of the handful of pioneers obsessed with measuring the distance scale of the Universe. It is a story that reveals our curious fascination with the night sky, and the hard work, perseverance and spirit of those who sought through their observations to unlocks its secrets. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Official Halley's Comet Book, The

By: Harpur, Brian

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder and Stoughton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA28

ISBN: 0340365110

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 184 pages, illustrated information endpapers. The most comprehensive, the most authoritative guide specifically designed for the layman of Halley's Comet. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, very mild discolouration to inside jacket flaps. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combin... View more info

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Physics-Astronomy Frontier, The

By: Hoyle, Fred; Narlikar, Jayant

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, W. H. Freeman and Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA26

ISBN: 0716711605

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 996g, 483pgs, coloured endpapers. Focuses on the fundamental forces at work in the universe, and provides a basis for understanding astronomical phenomena. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Journey to the Stars: Space Exploration - Tomorrow and Beyond

By: Jastrow, Robert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA30

ISBN: 0553053868

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 568g, 214pgs. A look at the history of the solar system, and the future of space exploration. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe

By: Johnson, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Atlas Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA52

ISBN: 0393051285

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 168gms, 162 pages. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Constellations: A Concise Guide in Colour

By: Klepesta, Josef; and Rukl, Antonin

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA59

ISBN: 0600003932

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial boards, first edition, 398gms, 282 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contents includes: the stellar ABC; objects in the sky; from theory to practice; where, when and how to find celestial objects; sky maps; constellation maps; glossary; and alphabetical list of stars. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Deep-Sky Objects For Binoculars

By: Kozak, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, Sky Publishing Corporation: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA56

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 188gms, 127 pages. This guide describes 130 deep-sky objects - star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies - that are visible in binoculars on a clear, dark night. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Casting the Horoscope

By: Leo, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Modern Astrology Office: 1920

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 001195

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with green cloth boards, no dust jacket, fifth edition (revised), 1920, 778gms, 377 pages. This book is volume two in the 'Astrology for All' series. Chapters include: the houses of the horoscope; calculating a horoscope; the time of birth; the real zodiac; elementary astronomy; and much more. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Some minor internal spinal to damage at front and back. Cloth boards are in good condition with general shelf wear and fading to spine, otherwise no other pre-... View more info

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Astrology for All

By: Leo, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Modern Astrology Office: 1921

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 001197

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with green cloth boards, no dust jacket, fifth edition (revised), 1921, 708gms, 349 pages. This book is volume one in the 'Astrology for All' series. Chapters include: elements of astronomy; the earth and the sun; the sun and the zodiac; character given by the 12 signs; the moon and the zodiac; the planets and their positions; and much more. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Some minor internal spinal to damage at front and back. Cloth boards are in good condition with general shelf ... View more info