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The Franklin's Tale

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1961

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 040650

Condition: Good


A well-cared for second-hand copy. Previous owner's sticker on front endpaper. Tape marks on endpapers. Text block clean. Edited by Phyllis Hodgson. With notes on the text, and appendices on the Poet and his Works, Chaucer's English, Versification and Astronomy, astrology and magic. 160 pages including glossary. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Modern Art from Impressionism to the Present Day

By: Gaunt, William

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064305

ISBN: 0723200769

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 148 pages inc. index. Illustrated with 16 colour and 52 monochrome reproductions from the originals. Describes the development of modern art so that the reader obtains a clear idea of the methods and aims of each successive movement. Print line 749.168 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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Time, Knowledge and the Nebulae

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1945

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 059889

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to the meanings of time in physics, astronomy, and philosophy, and the relativities of Einstein and of Milne. Includes a foreword by E. A. Milne, F.R.S. Clean, square hardback lacking a dustwrapper. Sunning to spine - 189 pages including a bibliography, subject index, and a name index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Experimental Physical Science

By: Lagemann, Robert T.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, USA, Little, Brown & Co: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 037392

Condition: Very Good


Clean, large format paperback with exercises prepared for use in courses in physical science. 261 pages including bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mapping Mars : Science, Imagination and the Birth of a World

By: Moreton, Oliver

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 016759

ISBN: 1841156698

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy with slightest signs of storage. 351 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 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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Other Suns Than Ours : A Series of Essays on Suns - Old, Young, and Dead

By: Proctor, Richard A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1903

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 058960

Condition: Very Good


With other science gleanings, two essays on whist, and correspondence with Sir John Herschel. Good clean copy with illustrations, some attached fold-outs - 419 pages including appendix. Light sunning and shelfwear to spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info