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

By: --- . ---------

Price: £5.00

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

Seller ID: 122414

Condition: Fine


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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THE UNIVERSE in a NUTSHELL

By: HAWKING , Stephen , Lucasian Professor of Mathematics

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Transworld Publishers / Bantam Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123179

ISBN: 0593048156

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b.Near Fine D/j.1st ed.1st print.13579108642. Lucasian Professor of Mathematics & world renowned Stephen Hawkings - brings the reader to the cutting edge of theoretical physics.[ supergravity / supersymmetry / Quantum theory / M-theory / holography / duality etc] 216pp. black cloth+gilt titles, No inscsp.Fine.[ Dust Jacket not price clipped [£20 in 2001] usual shiny handling to black background. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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

Condition: Poor+


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 boa... 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

ISBN: 0091412404

Condition: Very Good


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

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

ISBN: 0575054484

Condition: VG+


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 fr... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 alumini... 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

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info