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PLANETS POSTCARDS [ Planets in our Solar System ] A Collection of 12 Prints

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Price: £5.00

Publisher: Florida , U.S.A., Impact: 1992

Seller ID: 122414


12 Postcard-style colour prints with text to the rear. All FINE condition.In a VG paper-card folder showing edge wear col.rub loss.Printed on Recycled paper card. Please see our image. View more info

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MEN of OTHER PLANETS Factual

By: HEUER , Kenneth , SMILEY , C H , Chairman Depmt.Astronomy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, VICTOR GOLLANCZ: 1951

Seller ID: 120941


H/b.A Read Only Copy. Lunarians / Mercurians / Venusians / Martians / Jovians / Comet-Men etc . by Kenneth Heuer with Intro; by the Chairman Depmt.Astronomy at Brown University .illustrated 28 b/w illus. by RT Crane. Futuristic speculations on the basis of scientific material to date.A Factual h/b penned with someflights of fantasy - imagination. [ bright,clean mid-blue cloth Gilt titles, Noi nscsp, no annotaion.sound binding, paper fox creamed, internally VG ] outer bo... View more info

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A CHOICE OF CATASTROPHES

By: ISAAC ASIMOV

Price: £6.50

Publisher: LONDON, HUTCHINSON: 1980

Edition: First Edition UK

Seller ID: 122888


Black Boards with silver titles to spine, 225 x 145 mm approx. 366pp. First UK Edition, 1st printing. An original, thorough and exciting work from the pen of the prolific science writer Isaac Asimov who succeeded in transforming complex scientific theories and principles into fascinating reading. Here he defines five classes of catastrophes which might befall life on earth ranging from the collapse of stars. collisions with the sun, the change of weather, conflict, resou... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WEATHER No 22

By: LESTER , Reginald M , FR Met Soc

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123068


Small VG H/B.VG D/j.1st ed.1st print. RM Lester F R Met Soc. illus. 16 colour+ 48 b/w plates. No. 22 in Observer's series. Intro. 15 chpts Gloss; Appendices , index , covering all weather aspects [ space / clouds / currents / rains / storms / dew etc / instruments / making Maps / keeping Logbooks / animals-insects-plants effected / world climates problems etc ] internally a tight clean copy with neat b/w, unsigned/ left blank , bookplate beneath inner d/j flap, light e... View more info

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ODYSSEY The Authorised Biography of Arthur C Clarke CBE

By: McALEER , NEIL , CLARKE , ARTHUR C , CBE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, VICTOR GOLLANCZ: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8333


H/b+d/j.VG+/VG+.1st ed.430pp. A C Clarke CBE - born 1917 , 1st Class Honours Physics and Mathmatics , Chairman many scientific organisations / institutions, he predicted satelite communications .Chancellor Sri Lanka University - Founder centre Advanced Technology , awarded CBE 1989 - his science fiction Space ODYSSEY 2001 , 2010 , [ both major films ] 2061, 3001 - [ computer HAL , Frank Poole , The Monolith] Biography by author N McAleer - won 1988 Robert S Ball Award ... View more info

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION for the Year Ending June 30 1926

By: VARIOUS

Price: £18.50

Publisher: WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1927

Seller ID: 121920


Dark Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles and institution roundel to front board.235 x 160 mm approx.xii + 552pp. Articles of interest to astronomers, biologists, anthropologists, geologists,scientists and historians generally include:- Scientific work of the Maud expedition 1922-25 by H.U.Sverdrup, The Cause of Earthquakes - W.H.Hobbs, A visit to the gem districts of Ceylon and Burma - F D Adams, Barro Colorado Island Biological Station - A.O.Gross, The effect of alum... View more info

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 1936

By: VARIOUS

Price: £18.50

Publisher: WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1937

Seller ID: 121921


Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles and institution roundel to front board.235 x 160 mm approx. xiv + 446pp Articles of interest to astronomers, biologists, anthropologists, geologists,scientists and historians generally include:- Radioactivity and atomic theory- Lord Rutherford, Core samples of the ocean bottom- C.S.Piggot, The Gorillas of the Kayonsa region Western Kigezi C.R.S.Pitman, The Vampire Bat- R.L.Ditmars and A.M.Greenhall, Easter Island - H. Lavachery, Eskim... View more info