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The Solar System

By: Dick Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1860

Edition: Unknown (Probably a Mid-Victorian Reprint)

Seller ID: 113052


This book is Undated as most copies seem to be, & could be any date from 1847 to 1865 - but the former owner's pencil'd date - 1864 - is on the front free endpaper, and the same owners' (faded) ink date - 1865 - is on the top of the Title page. Size = c. 155mm x 100mm. Purple (ish) cloth bound boards with quite bright gilt titling and bright gilt decoration of a telescope to the spine. The base colour of the spine has sunned to a light brown and the colour of the covers ... View more info

Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

By: Hawking, Stephen W.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48689


Black boards with No titling to the spine. - A Library rebinding to preserve the book. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Ex -Library with usual library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket, which is falling apart. (ix) + 181 pp. A collection of fourteen essays and one extended interview, ranging from the autobiographical to the purely scientific. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Maps of Medieval Thought. The Hereford Paradigm

By: Kline, Naomi Reed

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Boydell Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109753


FINE Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. The dustjacket has a little 'creasing/crumpling' to the top edge of the front cover o/w is As New. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped and has now been protected in a clear book plastic cover. No Inscriptions or Marks. (xiii) + 261 pp. Colour Frontispiece of the 'Hereford Mappa Mundi'. Illustrated in b/w throughout the book. Bibliography and Index. An Excellent Ver... View more info

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PROJECT MARS A Master Blueprint for Man's First Exploration Trip to Mars

By: Ley, Willy & Von Braun, Wernher

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, John Spencer & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. Badger Books: 1961

Edition: 1st UK Paperback; First Printing

Seller ID: 114533


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Some light edge wear, with some small chips with surface loss to the head/tail of the spine. Some light age discolouration/spotting, and a light corner crease to the covers, but overall the book is in Good Plus to near VG condition. Internally the paper is uniformly tanned as usual with this type of 'pulp' publication, but the book looks unread and is VERY tight, clean and unmarked. NO Inscriptions. Originally written as... View more info

The Babylonians A Survey of the Ancient Civilisation of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley

By: Saggs H. W. F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 108735


Original pictorial gilt Russian green cloth, NO slipcase. (xxxvi) + 444 pp. Illustrated with b/w and coloured plates, plus endpaper maps. Introduction by T. G. H. James. A fine copy in virtually "as new" condition. One of the Folio society's most attractive Binding designs, b/w title-page friezes and ornaments by Simon Noyes. Bound in gilt blocked buckram by Cambridge University Press. Stunning Gilt embossed spine and front board. Map designs to end papers by Reg... View more info

Symbols and Their Meanings . The Illustrated Guide to More Than 1, 000 Symbols - Their Traditional and Contemporary Significance

By: Tresidder, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Duncan Baird Publishers: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111455


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. The boards have very slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine and there are slight smudge/'rubbing' marks to the dustjacket covers. There are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 184 pp. Ilustrated throughout with colour plates. Further Reading; Index; Pictu... View more info

Comets and the Sun, New Theories Regarding Their Structure

By: Weir John W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108118


Dark Blue Cloth Boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine and the front board - which also has a bright gilt decorative circle (A Comet/Sun ?) in the centre of that front board. xv + 72 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w - with one plate Tissue Guarded and Coloured - photos, drawings ,diagrams etc. Foreward by Senator A. W. Roberts. Contents include: - COMETS - Astonomical Theories; Ascertained Facts; The New Theory; Kindred Phenomena, The Corona, Rings of S... View more info