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A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope

By: Gill, David

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, Neill & Co.,, 1913

Edition: First Edition


Folio 13" - 23" tall; Complete with both folding plans in the rear pocket, all the many plates as called for The book is a folio in the original blue cloth with blind ruling, gilt title to the spine. It measures 15” x 10.5. It is in good antiquarian condition. Ex-library with spine numbers on the spine, some rubbing at the corners and spine tips worn. Some wrinkling to the cloth on the boards, and some small white dots on the boards along with general scuffi... View more info

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A history and description of the Royal observatory, Cape of Good Hope

By: Gill, David

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Neill & co., Edinburgh, 1913


The book is a folio in the original blue cloth with blind ruling, gilt title to the spine. It measures 15" x 10.5. It is in good antiquarian condition. Ex-library with spine numbers on the spine, some rubbing at the corners and spine tips worn. Some wrinkling to the cloth on the boards, and some small white dots on the boards (see photo) along with general scuffing, some denting at the fore-edges (looks as if rubber bands/elastics had been used). Interior has normal ... View more info

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Astronomy in the Old Testament

By: Schiaparelli, G. V

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1905


VIII + 178 pp. 3 appendices at rear. Scarce edition. Blue cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior and exterior marks. Book is othersie in fair-good condition, some minor external wear along edges. ; Ex-Library; 178 pages View more info

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Bioastronomy - The Next Steps Proceedings of the 99th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union held in Balaton, Hungary, June 22-27, 1987

By: Marx, George (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988


Xx + 434 pp. Index. Light green hardcover with dark green lettering. Book in good condition. Very clean with little wear. Signed in blue pen by previous author on front fly page, otherwise no marks. ; Astrophysics and Space Science Library; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.30 inches View more info

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Burydanizm w Polsce w Okresie Przedkopernikanskim. Studium z Historii Filozofii i Nauk Scislych na Uniwersytecie Krakowskim w sv Wieku

By: Markowski, Mieczyslaw

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wroclaw,Warsaw;Krakow;Gdansk, Polskiej Akademi, 1971


640 pp + ad. Index. Illustrated with plates. In Polish. Pale yellow dust jacket are generally worn, some chipping around all edges, flaps intact. Book covers are clean, hint of wear at top and bottom edge, interior has some pencil on first blank, webbing visible at title page, otherwise clean and sturdy. Studia Copernicana II. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Ptolemy's "Tetrabiblos" in the Translation of William of Moerbeke Claudii Ptolemaei Liber Iudicialium (English and Latin Edition)

By: Vuillemin-Diem, Gudrun & Carlos Steel, editors

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leuven, Leuven University Press, 2015


X + 443 pp. Index graeco-latinus, index latino-graecus. Supplementum latinum. Bibliography. Some Greek, text in Latin, else English. Grey cloth with blind stamped medieval scholar, blue gilt to spine. Covers clean and nice, small bit of shelf soil at the top edge, boards just slightly bowed, otherwise crisp and clean. Nice copy. The first edition ever of William of Moerbeke's Latin translation of Ptolemy's celebrated astrological handbook. Ptlemy's treatise offers a syst... View more info

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The Search for Extraterrestrial Life Recent Developments

By: Papagiannis, M. D. (Ed)

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Dordrecht/boston/lancaster/tokyo, D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1985


Xxv + 579 pps. Index at rear. White and blue DJ in good condition. DJ slightly worn, with a small tear on front. Faint stains. Book has blue cloth boards in good condition with minimal wear. Some pen marks on front and rear fly pages. Otherwise very clean with no marks. ; International Astronomical Union Symposia; 0 X 0 X 0 inches View more info

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The Second Conference on Faint Blue Stars International Astronomical Union Colloquium No. 95 Held in Tuscon, Arizona, 1 - 5 June, 1987

By: Philip, A. G. Davis, D. S. Hayes, and James W. Liebert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Schenectady, NY, L Davis Pr, 1987


Xxiv + 778 pp. 3 appendiecs and 5 indices at rear8. Edited volume by different authors with 82 articles. White softcvoer with blue lettering. Crease on front cover, as as blue pen signature of previous owner. Some pencil throughout, though concentrated in table of contents. Book is otherwise in good condition. View more info

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Universities and Science in the Early Modern Period

By: Feingold, Mordechai & Victor Navarro-Brotons (Eds. )

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Springer, 2006


Viii + 309 pp. Edited volume with 18 articles by different contributors. English text. Green hardcover with white lettering. Book is in good condition, with minimal wear. Interior is very clean with no marks. ; Archimedes, New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology; 9.50 X 6.50 X 0.90 inches View more info