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MEN of OTHER PLANETS Factual, HEUER , Kenneth , SMILEY , C H , Chairman Depmt.Astronomy
1 HEUER , Kenneth , SMILEY , C H , Chairman Depmt.Astronomy MEN of OTHER PLANETS Factual
London VICTOR GOLLANCZ 1951 Hard Back Poor+ Poor Book 225x140mm Approx. Crane , R T 
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 boards show 2x spine cloth splits-loss not effecting book interior.[ poor Dust Jacket as no spine or spine area. However the books' brief outline is to the inner flaps & rear; all these are present , 12/6 , to keep the cover intact - now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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ODYSSEY  The Authorised Biography of Arthur C Clarke CBE, McALEER , NEIL , CLARKE ,  ARTHUR C , CBE
2 McALEER , NEIL , CLARKE , ARTHUR C , CBE ODYSSEY The Authorised Biography of Arthur C Clarke CBE
LONDON VICTOR GOLLANCZ 1992 0575054484 / 9780575054486 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG+ Book 235x155mm Approx 
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 from Aviation/Space writer's Assoc [ black cloth+ gilt titles to book tight binding , No inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 16.99 [1992] . very minor edgewear to a black background. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE GRAND DESIGN, STEPHEN HAWKING , Hon.Professor,  & LEONARD MLODINOW , Physicist
3 STEPHEN HAWKING , Hon.Professor, & LEONARD MLODINOW , Physicist THE GRAND DESIGN
LONDON BANTAM PRESS TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS 2010 0593058291 / 9780593058299 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Black boards with silver titles to spine, 235 x 155 mm approx. 200pp. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates and printed on heavy quality paper. First Edition 1st Printing. "New answers to the ultimate questions of life" Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- non price clipped . No notable defects to book or jacket the later supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale, 
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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 1936, VARIOUS
4 VARIOUS ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 1936
WASHINGTON UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937 Hardcover Very Good Book 
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, Eskimo Archeology of Greenland- T.Mathiassen, Petroglyphs of the U.S. J.H.Steward, The History of the Crossbow - C.M.Wilbur etc. etc. VG (Book- No significant shelf wear or soiling to cloth. Gilt to spine dulled. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Binding sound with no other defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION for the Year Ending June 30 1926, VARIOUS
5 VARIOUS ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION for the Year Ending June 30 1926
WASHINGTON UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1927 Hardcover Very Good Book 
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 aluminium sulphate of rhododendrons and other acid-soil plants- F.V.Coville, Fragrant Butterflies- A.H.Clark (13 plates) Heritage from the American Indians - W.E.Stafford (12 plates). The Bronzes of Hsin-Cheng Hsien- C.W.Bishop (9 plates) Omaha bow and arrow makers- F La Flesche (4 plates) The Katcina altars in Hopi worship - J W.Fewkes etc. etc. Vg (Book- Shelf wear to cloth and bumping to corners of boards. Gilt to spine dulled. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Binding sound with no other defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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