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1 ADAMCZEWSKI, JAN; PISZEK, EDWARD (IN COOPERATION WITH). Nicholas Copernicus And His Epoch.
Copernicus Society of America, Philadelphia/Washington. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
A highly illustrated biography of the great astronomer. 
Price: 33.92 USD
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2 ADLER, IRVING. The Stars: Steppingstones Into Space.
The John Day Company, New York: 1956. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There are slight tears to the front cover. 
Tries to explain the deepest mysteries of the stars to the young reader, or to the reader of any age who has no special training in astronomy or mathematics. Includes an Index. 
Price: 42.51 USD
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3 ADZEMA, ROBERT & JONES, MABLEN; HAUSHERR, ROSMARIE (PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MODELS). The Great Sundial Cutout Book.
Hawthorn/Dutton, New York: 1978. 0801531179 / 9780801531170 Third Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
The sundials you can make from this book offer fascinating discoveries about our relationship with the universe. Follow the pilgrimage of the sun as you learn the simple astronomy of sundials, the diffreence between clock time, and how to chart your location on this planet. Includes an Index. 
Price: 48.93 USD
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4 ALLEN, JOSEPH P.; MARTIN, RUSSELL. Entering Space: An Astronaut's Odyssey.
Stewart,Tabori & Chang, New York: 1973. 0941434532 / 9780941434539 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Ex library with usual markings and stamping. Card holder is removed from book. 

Price: 10.93 USD
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5 ALLEN, RICHARD HINCKLEY. Star Names: Their Lore And Meaning.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1963. 0486210790 / 9780486210797 Reprint Edition. Originally published under the title: Star-Names and Their Meanings. s Softcover. Good condition. There is a slight crease on the back cover. 
Here is an unusual book for anyone who appreciates the beauty and wonder of the stars. Solidly based upon years of thorough research into astronomical writings and observations of the ancient Chinese, Arabic, Euphrates, Hellenic and Roman civilizations, it is an informative, non-technical excursion into the vast heritage of folklore and history associated with the heavenly bodies. From his studies of the writings of scores of ancient astronomers, the author has come up with a fascinating history of the names various cultures have given the constellations, the literary and folkloristic uses that have been made of the stars through the centuries, and the often incredible associations that ancient peoples established with the stars. 
Price: 13.63 USD
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6 ASIMOV, ISAAC. Ancient Astonomy.
Dell Publishing, New York: 1991. 0440403871 / 9780440403876 Reprint Edition. Isaac Asimov's Library of the Universe Series. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The Babylonians and other ancient peroples were stargazers. They looked up at night, wondered at what they saw, and came up with remarkable answers. They studied the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars to create sundials, calendars, and star maps of astonishing accuracy. In this book, Isaac Asimov talks about the fascinating ways that ancient astronomers started us on our quest for knowledge of the cosmos. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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7 ASIMOV, ISAAC. Jupiter, The Largest Planet.
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, New York: 1976. 0688517285 / 9780688517281 Revised Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The dustjacket is torn in the back. 

Price: 10.93 USD
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8 BAKER, ROBERT H. Introducing The Constellations.
The Viking Press, New York: 1957. Revised Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition Library discard with usual stamps and markings. 
Considers the constellations...together with the features of special interest to be seen with the naked eye. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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9 BAKICH, MICHAEL E. The Cambridge Planetary Handbook.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2000. 0521632803 / 9780521632805 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
An invaluable reference text, bringing together key facts and data on the planets and their satellites, discoverers and researchers. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.65 USD
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10 BERGAMINI, DAVID; THE EDITORS OF LIFE. The Universe.
Time Incorporated, New York: 1966. Life Nature Library. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
One of the "Nature Library" Series, a sequence of books devoted to the study of the natural world. Contains beautiful full color photographs and illustrations, detailed analysis of subject matter and an engaging narrative. Index Included. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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11 BERMAN, BOB. Secrets Of The Night Sky: The Most Amazing Things In The Universe You Can See With The Naked Eye.
William Morrow & Company, New York: 1995. 0688127274 / 9780688127275 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Gift inscriptions opposite the half title page. 

Price: 33.25 USD
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12 BERNHARD, HUBERT J., BENNETT, DOROTHY A.; RICE, HUGH S. New Handbook Of The Heavens.
New American Library, New York: 1952. Minor Abridgements, Third Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
Includes chapters entitled "Introduction to the Heavens," "Stars around the Poles," "Autumn and Winter Stars," "The Comets," "The Sun," "The Moon," and many others. Illustrated, with appendices and an index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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13 BERNHARD, HUBERT J.;' BENNETT, DOROTHY A.; RICE, HUGH S. New Handbook Of The Heavens.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1948. Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Includes chapters entitled "Introduction to the Heavens," "Stars around the Poles," "Autumn and Winter Stars," "The Comets," "The Sun," "The Moon," and many others. Illustrated, with appendices and an index. 
Price: 9.98 USD
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14 BERRY, ARTHUR. A Short History Of Astronomy: From Earliest Times To The Nineteenth Century.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1961. 0486202100 / 9780486202105 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Provides an accurate and easily understandable account of the great achevements of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and the 19th-century astronomers of France, German, England, and America. A study not so much of men as of their work, it makes the stirring record of our advances in knowledge of the universe accessible to all. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.88 USD
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15 BERRY, RICHARD. Build Your Own Telescope.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1985. 0684184761 / 9780684184760 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Here are complete plans for five high-quality telescopes that anyone can build. Beginning with an introduction to the different types of telescopes and a description of how they work, Berry tells you how to decide which of his five telescope projects is right for you. Includes an Index. 
Price: 52.25 USD
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16 BIXBY, WILLIAM; EDITORS OF HORIZON MAGAZINE . The Universe Of Galileo And Newton.
American Heritage Publishing Company, New York: 1964. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 13.54 USD
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17 BIXBY, WILLIAM; EDITORS OF HORIZON MAGAZINE . The Universe Of Galileo And Newton.
American Heritage Publishing Company, New York: 1964. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 29.21 USD
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18 BOK, BART J.; BOK, PRISCILLA F. The Milky Way.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA: 1957. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Describes the Milky way, the nebula the constellations, and their nearest neighbors. It also describes certain galaxies. Includes an Index and illustrations. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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19 BOURNE, BARBARA AND SAUL, WENDY. Exploring Space: Using Seymour Simon's Astronomy Books In The Classroom.
Morrow Junior Books, New York: 1994. 0688136435 / 9780688136437 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Building on information in astronomy books by Simon and other prominent authors of children's nonfiction, Exploring Space contains nearly fifty exciting space-related activites. Each project centers on a different scientific theme, such as the greenhouse effect on Venus, the birth and death of stars, or how to conduct an Olympics in space. Includes an Index. 
Price: 51.02 USD
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20 BREITHAUPT, JIM. Cosmology.
NTC/ Contenmporary Publishing, Lincolnwood: 1999. 0844226815 / 9780844226811 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Provides an Introduction to this fascinating subject, from its historical development and the philosophies of the ancient world, to the incredible discoveries made in recent decades. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.63 USD
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