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Stairways to the Stars: Sky watching in Three Great Ancient Cultures

By: Aveni, Professor Anthony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1997

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016695

ISBN: 0304349984

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Fires in the Sky : The Birth and Death of Stars

By: Gallant, Roy A.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Four Winds Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052956

ISBN: 059007475X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Stargazing

By: Grego, Peter; Ridpath, Ian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019423

ISBN: 0007194250

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Universe Around Us

By: Jeans, Sir James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge at the University Press: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038146

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Stars in Their Courses

By: Jeans, Sir James

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 058808

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Patrick Moore on Mars

By: Moore, Sir Patrick

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060025

ISBN: 0304350699

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Collins Concise Encyclopedia of Astronomy

By: Muller, Paul

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Collins: 1968

Seller ID: 062736

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Surfing Through Hyperspace : Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy Lessons

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054875

ISBN: 0195130065

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info