Category: Astronomy. Astrology


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Experiences of a Woolwich Professor During Fifteen Years at the Royal Military Academy.

By: Drayson Major-Gen. A. W.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Limited.: 1886

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M009965

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

A very good hardback book in a dark green based decorated cloth with gilt titling to the spine. One small hole in the cloth near the top of the spine - almost invisible. No dustjacket. Overall very clean and tight, with all hinges sound inside and out, but with some light edge/corner rubbing and bumping to the covers. Page fore-edges lightly dusty but clean with no foxing or similar. Internally, a light stain to the bottom inner edge of the pale lemon endpapers, o/w overall Excellent. A former owner has written their name on the front pastedown - "T. Wood Gwernyfed". I'm pretty sure th... 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

ISBN: 0593034007

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket

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

ISBN: 0851156029

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket

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 Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "Filled with information and lore, Mappae mundi presents an encyclopaedic p... View more info

Elements of Astronomy; Adapted for Private Instruction and Use in Schools. Illustrated with Sixty-Five Wood Engravings.

By: Reid, Hugo

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1851

Edition: Second Edition Enlarged and Improved

Seller ID: 004050

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Blind stamped cloth covered boards. Covers slightly worn but sound, bright gilt titling to front board with the original price in - 2s.6d. - lettered in gilt as well. A few ink spots to boards. Extremities lightly rubbed, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, scraped at the tips. Internally the endpapers are Adverts for Oliver and Boyd's 'Works on Arithmetic & Book-Keeping'. The endpapers look as if they have been re-glued at some point back in time and are discoloured/grubby. The reverse of the front free endpaper has a former owner's name and date written in faint pencil. There is a circula... 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

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

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 Reginald Piggott. Former owners name and date (Joanna Greenlaw - the well known local writer on horology and the sea, etc) on th... 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

ISBN: 1900131986

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

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; Picture Credits. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fi... View more info