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1 Bates, D. R. (Edited by) The Earth and It's Atmosphere
Basic Books Inc. 1957 
Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. Fifteen distinguished scientists, representing the main branches of geophysics, present a readable background for understanding the International Geophysical Year. 324 pp. 
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2 Berry, Arthur A Short History of Astronomy
Dover Pub. 1961 
VG+. Softcover. From earliest times through the 19th century. 440 pp. 
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3 Chaisson, Eric J. Cosmic Dawn: The Origins of Matter and Life
Little, Brown and Co. 1981 Very Good Very Good 
302 pp. illustratred. Winner of the 1981 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. The author takes an interdisciplinary tour of fifteen billion years of cosmic history. He probes the deepest nature of the universe, drawing on every field of modern science - astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, anthropology and sociology. A remarkable book. 
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4 Chapman, Clark R. Planets of Rock and Ice (From Mercury to the Moons of Saturn)
Charles Scribners Sons 1982 Very Good Very Good 
A revised and expanded edition of The Inner Planets. 222 pp. with numerous photographs. The volume suggests valuable clues to our own past. Minor wear/tear around edges of DJ. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 Curran, H. Allen, Eldon L. Perdew, Philip S. Justus and Michael P. Prothero (Dept. Of Earth, Space and Graphic Services, USMA) Atlas of Landforms
John Wiley and Sons 1974 Second Edition VG+ VG+ 
140 pp. with maps and photographs on every page as well as corresponding textual material. The atlas can be used effectively in introducing physical geology, physical geography, earth science and geomorphology. Chapters deal with Horizontal Strata, Domes and Basins, Folded Structures, Faulted Structures, Igneous Forms, Karst, Streams, Landforms Due to Glaciation, Shorelines, Landforms Due to Winds, The Lunar Surface, Submarine Topography, as well as a complete reference section and index. Oversized oblong folio. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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6 Filippenko, Alex Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy
The Teaching Company 2007 Soft Cover As New 
Second edition. Parts 1 - 8 (course guidebook). 562 pp. with 96 lectures - solar system timeline, glossary, biographical notes and much more. Laminated pictorial cover. Scarce title. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Gribbin, John Blinded By the Light
Harmony Books 1991 First American Edition VG+ VG+ 
New theories about the sun and the search for dark matter. 240 pp. with illustrations throughout. Tells the story of all the latest discoveries regarding the sun up to this date. 
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8 Hale, Francis J. Introduction to Control System Analysis and Design
Prentice-Hall 1973 Very Good Very Good 
338 pp. with over 300 illustrations and graphs as well as formulae and references throughout. The volume provides the reader with techniques he can apply, easily and personally, to the analysis and design of a wide variety of actual control systems and includes two chapters on modern (at the time) control theory and advanced control systems. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Halpern, Paul and Paul Wesson Brave New Universe
Joseph Henry Press 2000 First Edition As New As New 
Illuminating the darkest secrets of the cosmos. 264 pp. with photographs, illustrations, notes and extensive bibliography. The volume features interviews with leaders in the field of cosmology as well as thought, provoking descriptions of their work. It is a guided tour of current advances and controversies in cosmology. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Henbest, Nigel Comets, Stars, Planets
Exeter Books 1985 VG+ VG+ 
Special edition to mark the rturn of Halley's Comet. 96 pp. with beautiful color photographs throughout. Includes a special Halley's Comet feature, including a watcher's guide, which tracks the route of Halley's C omet during its 1985-1986 visit. 
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11 Jones, Aubrey Mathematical Astronomy with a Pocket Calculator
John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1978 
VG+. 254 pp. Bright red boards with gilt lettering on spine. 
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12 Jones, G. O., J. Rotblat and G. J. Whitrow Atoms and the Universe
Charles Scribners Sone, 1956 
Very Good/Very Good. An account of modern views on the structure of matter and the universe. 254 pp. with photographs. 
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13 Keene, George T. Star Gazing with Telescope and Camera
AM Photo 1969 Second Printing Very Good Softcover 
128 pp. and seven appendices with photographs and illustrations throughout. Volume written for amateur astronomers. Each chapter contains information for both the amateur to the experienced amateurs. How to choose the telescope, making a reflective telescope, sky shooting, lenses, using the telescope and much more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Mitton, Simon The Crab Nebula
Charles Scribners Sons 1979 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
194 pp. with numerous plates and illustrations throughout. The volume chronicles the astonishing record of a star that exploded nine centuries ago. It also explains, without the use of mathematics, the structure and nebula itself, the physics of the pulsar and much more. This edition further received an Honorable Mention of the Childrens Science Book Award by the New York Academy of Sciences. 
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15 Moore, Patrick and Garry Hunt Atlas of the Solar System
Rand McNally Co. 1985 Third Printing VG++ 
464 pp. with hundreds of color and black and white photographs as well as specific information on all aspects of the solar system, from the sun, the moon, each of the planets, the outer solar system, history and observations, glossary, tables and much more. Black boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Munitz, Milton IK. (Edited by) Theories of the Universe (From Babylonian Myth to Modern Science)
The Free Press and the Falcon's Wing Press 1957 VG+ G+ 
437 pp. with illustrations throughout. A collection of influential contributions to cosmology which were a comprehensive selection of original writings. Repaired tear on upper rear of DJ. Wear and tear on DJ edges and some rubbing on cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Mutch, Thomas A. Geology of the Moon (A Stratigraphic View)
Princeton Univ. Press 1970 Very Good Very Good 
324 pp. with numerous photographs and illustrations throughout. The author studies the underlying regional geologic analysis of the moon and discusses early lunar studies, includes information on the moon's shape and motion, and describes techniques whereby lunar data are gathered, plus much more. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Overbye, Dennis Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos
Harperperennial 1992 As New Softcover 
The story of the scientific quest for the secret of the universe. 438 pp. An interesting approach to the story of cosmology and the men and women devoted to discovering the secrets of the universe. An excellent presentation of a very difficult subject to comprehend. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Palmer, D. R. Et. Al. The Radial Velocities, Spectral Types and Projected Rotational Velocities of 633 Bright Northern A Stars
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1968 
VG+. Oversized Softcover. Royal Observatory Bulletins in joint publication of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. #135. E 385-E456. 
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20 Protheroe, W. M., E. R. Capriotti and G. H. Newson Astronomy (A Multimedia program)
Charles E. Merrill Books 1976 Very Good Softcover 
478 pp. with illustrations, photographs, learning objectives, list of key terms, review questions, summaries, discussion questions and much more, including appendices, all with the purpose of introducing astronomy to the student. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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