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Stairways to the Stars: Sky watching in Three Great Ancient Cultures, Aveni, Professor Anthony
1 Aveni, Professor Anthony Stairways to the Stars: Sky watching in Three Great Ancient Cultures
London Cassell 1997 0304349984 / 9780304349982 First British Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author revisits three great ancient cultures to reveal the evidence of quite astonishing skills in astronomical observation. 230 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Advanced Navigational Techniques, Blackband, W. T. ( Editor )
2 Blackband, W. T. ( Editor ) Advanced Navigational Techniques
Slough, Berkshire Technivision Services 1970 0851020224 / 9780851020228 Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
AGARD conference proceedings No.28. Contains the proceedings of the fourteenth symposium of the Avionics Panel held in Milan in September, 1967. The 26 chapters and discussions state the requirements for geodetic survey and navigation and supply information on the equipment, both existing and projected, to meet the requirments. Clean, bright copy with d/w showing light wear & tear.344 pages including index. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Fires in the Sky : The Birth and Death of Stars, Gallant, Roy A.
3 Gallant, Roy A. Fires in the Sky : The Birth and Death of Stars
New York, NY, USA Four Winds Press 1978 059007475X / 9780590074759 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Presents a wealth of information about stars : how distances are measured, how scientists determine their luminosity, size, and mass, what causes their birth and death etc. Some small crossing-out to front pastedown else a clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 162 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Stargazing, Grego, Peter; Ridpath, Ian
4 Grego, Peter; Ridpath, Ian Stargazing
London Collins 2005 0007194250 / 9780007194254 First Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
Explains all the kit, techniques and tips you need to get into astronomy. Unread paperback showing some signs of storage with light crease marks to cover/first few pages. Text block remains clean and bright. 191 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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A Decade of Decision, Hoyle, Fred
5 Hoyle, Fred A Decade of Decision
London The Scientific Book Club 1955 Book Club Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Forth-right book in which the author considers the problems of surviving in the ever expanding populations. Light sunning to page edges else a clean, sqaure copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 175 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Universe Around Us, Jeans,  Sir James
6 Jeans, Sir James The Universe Around Us
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge at the University Press 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1940's book which sets out to inform the reader what astronomy has to tell us about the universe from a scientific perspective. Square, tight hardback. Spine strip has faded slightly. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. B.W. illustrations. 297 pages. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Stars in Their Courses, Jeans, Sir James
7 Jeans, Sir James The Stars in Their Courses
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge University Press 1954 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo 
Blue cloth with gilt lettering to faded spine. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. Previous owner's stamp to front and rear endpapers. 46 b/w illustrations and a fold-out map. 187 pages including index. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Experimental Physical Science, Lagemann, Robert T.
8 Lagemann, Robert T. Experimental Physical Science
Boston, MA, USA Little, Brown & Co 1963 Second Printing Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Clean, large format paperback with exercises prepared for use in courses in physical science. 261 pages including bibliography. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Patrick Moore on Mars, Moore, Sir Patrick
9 Moore, Sir Patrick Patrick Moore on Mars
London Cassell 1998 0304350699 / 9780304350698 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The familiar and undisputed expert on the stars and planets tells the full story of Mars, revealed from those early myths onwards. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 222 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Collins Concise Encyclopedia of Astronomy, Muller, Paul
10 Muller, Paul Collins Concise Encyclopedia of Astronomy
Glasgow Collins 1968 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A fascinating introduction to the world of astronomy with simple definitions leading to more complex articles. Good clean pocket-sized paperback with creasing to spine. 281 pages. B/w illustrations. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Surfing Through Hyperspace : Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy Lessons, Pickover, Clifford A.
11 Pickover, Clifford A. Surfing Through Hyperspace : Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy Lessons
New York, NY, USA Oxford University Press 1999 0195130065 / 9780195130065 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Teases us to imagine the unimaginable as the author takes us to a place where physics, maths, and science fiction collide. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 239 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Planets, Sobel, Dava
12 Sobel, Dava The Planets
London Fourth Estate 2005 Paper Back Very Good Uncorrected Proof Copy 
This is an Uncorrected Proof Copy. Paperback. Clean and unread with signs of minimal shelf wear. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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