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"The discovery and exploitation of spectroscopic parallaxes."

By: HOFFLEIT, Dorrit.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Popular Astronomy, Vol. LVIII, Nos. 9-10, Vol. LIX, No. 1, November, December, 1950, January, 1951.: 1950

Seller ID: S5972


8vo. 45 pp. 9 figs., 8 tables. Printed wrappers. "Harvard Reprint 342" rubber stamped on top cover. Fine. View more info

Publications of the Washburn Observatory of the University of Wisconsin. Volume II.

By: HOLDEN, Edward Singleton (1846-1914).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Madison:, Democrat Printing, 1884.: 1884

Seller ID: Z1356


8vo. v, 347, appendix 53 pp. Woodcut frontis. of Washburn Observatory, plates, tables; some pages marginally water-stained (very faint). Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; lightly faded, corners a little bumped. Very good. The appendix is a catalog of the holdings within the Observatory's library. View more info

Astronomie et Astronomes en Provence 1680-1730.

By: HOMET, Jean-Marie.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Aix-en-Provence:, Edisud, (1982).:

Seller ID: S11676


Tall 8vo. 298 pp. Numerous illustrations; minor pencil marginalia (by Roger Hahn). Pictorial blue & white boards; back spine head scuffed/worn, paper-clip impression. Generally very good. ISBN: 2847441312 View more info

Observing the heavens.

By: HOOD, Peter.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London:, Oxford University Press & Geoffrey Cumberlege, 1951.: 1951

Seller ID: S0982


Series: Oxford Visual Series. 234 x 175 mm. 8vo. Color frontis., illus., maps. Blue cloth. Very good. View more info

"List of Publications Issued by the United States Naval Observatory, 1845-1908." In: Publications of the United States Naval Observatory. Second Series. Volume VI. Appendix III.

By: HORIGAN, William Denis (comp.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington:, Government Printing Office, 1911.: 1911

Seller ID: Z1358


Large 4to. xi, A-lxvii, A388, B152, C43, D36 pp. 10 plates (including frontis.), charts. Original full dark green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Fine copy. A detailed and extensive bibliography of USNO publications. Also pictures the 26-inch and 12-inch equatorial telescopes at the Naval Observatory. Sections include satellites of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, etc., the measures of diameters of all the planets and major satellites, observations on double-stars, comets, and the moon. View more info

"The Carbon-Assimilation Experiment: The Viking Mars Lander."

By: HOROWITZ, Norman H. & Jerry S. HUBBARD, & George L. HOBBY.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Icarus, vol. 16. [New York]:, Academic Press, 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: S8592


8vo. 147-152 pp. Figs. Self-wraps. FINE. View more info

Utopia e Ritorno. La Ricerca Della Vita Nel Sistema Solare.

By: HOROWITZ, Norman.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milan:, Jaca Book, (1987).: 1987

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S7751


8vo. 148 pp. Photos (some color), figs., tables, bibliog., index. Printed wrappers. SIGNED BY HOROWITZ. Fine. View more info

Russian translation of: To Utopia and Back: the Search for Life in the Solar System.

By: HOROWITZ, Norman.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Moscow:, W. H. Freeman, 1988.: 1988

Seller ID: S8015


8vo. 185 pp. Figs., photos, bibliog., index. Trade paperback. Ownership rubber stamp of author Horowitz. A very good copy. View more info

Scientific Periodicals: Their Historical Development, Characteristics and Control.

By: HOUGHTON, Bernard (1935-1985).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Hamden):, Linnet Books and Clive Bingley, (1975).: 1975

Seller ID: Z1359

ISBN: 0208013636


8vo. 135 pp. Frontis., 22 numbered figs., index. Brown paper boards, silver stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0208013636 View more info

Vade-Mecum de L'Astronome. Annales de L'Observatoire Royal de Bruxelles. Appendice à la nouvelle serie des Annales astronomiques.

By: HOUZEAU, Jean Charles (1820-1888).

Price: $1,300.00

Publisher: Bruxelles:, F. Hayez, Imprimeur de L'academie Royale de Belgique, 1882.: 1882

Seller ID: Z1360


Large 8vo. xxviii, 1144 pp. Pages 718 & 719 mistakenly numbered "618" & "619". Original half brown leather with burgundy cloth sides, gilt-stamped spine title with raised bands; neatly repaired. Former observatory library copy, Mount Holyoak College. Fine. FIRST EDITION. This is the best guide up to 1882 for what was considered important among European professional astronomers. If it is not in here chances are it didn't matter. Early in his career Houzeau assisted at the Observatory in Brussels, and later spent time in North America (1857-1868) and Jamaica (1868-1876). He retu... View more info

A Study of the Sky.

By: HOWE, Herbert A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Meadville, Pa.:, The Chautauqua-Century Press, 1896.:

Seller ID: S11769


Series: Chautaugua Reading Circle Literature. First edition. 12mo. xii, (15)-340 pp. Frontispiece, 144 illustrations, index. Original brown black and gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed. Ownership signature of John C. Thomas (Montgomery Street). Very good. Howe was with the University of Denver for 46 years and earned an international reputation for his work in astronomy and mathematics. He borrowed money for and helped install the telescope then and the 1894 opening of the Chamberlin Observatory. First Edition. View more info

"Highly condensed objects."

By: HOYLE, Fred (b. 1915).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: In:, Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Vol. 43, No. 200, April 1970.: 1970

Seller ID: S5978


8vo. Pages 103-111. [Entire issue: 1-159 pp.] 4 figs., 1 table. Original printed wrappers. Ex library rubber stamp on top cover, else fine. View more info

"Supernovae and Californium 254." Offprint from: Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, vol. 68, no. 403, 1956.

By: HOYLE, Fred, et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: No place:, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1956.: 1956

Seller ID: S7379


8vo. 296-300 pp. Self wraps. Ownership rubber stamp of Horowitz, California Institute of Technology. Fine. Hoyle was the first to coin the term "Big Band Theory" (in 1949). View more info

Doctorates Conferred in the Sciences by American Universities, 1925-1929. Four Issues.

By: HULL, Callie & Clarence J. WEST (comps.).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, National Research Council, 1927-1929.: 1927

Seller ID: Z1364


Four issues. Series: Reprint and Circular Series of the National Research Council, Nos. 75, 80, 86, 91. 8vo. 34, ads. [7]; 36, ads. [8]; 38; 46 pp. Printed wrappers. Former library copy with the usual markings. Very good. View more info

"The figure of the Earth from gravity observations and the precision obtainable." In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 250, 1957-1958.

By: HUNTER, J. de Graaf.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Published by the Royal Society, 1958.: 1958

Seller ID: S5981


4to. Pages 377-431. 2 figs., 6 tables. Full red cloth, gilt spine. Ex library white ms. spine number, bookplates on front free end-paper. Very good. View more info

"Perspectives for the Development of Exobiology." Offprint from: Life Sciences and Space Research

By: IMSHENETSKY, A. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Amsterdam:, North-Holland, 1963).: 1963

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S7381


8vo. [3]-15 pp. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Fine. WITH: typed sheets of Imshenetsky article: "Space and Life." View more info

L'etude optique de l'atmosphere terrestre. Communications presentees au colloque international tenu à l'Institut d'Astrophysique de l'Universite de Liege les 3 et 4 septembre 1951.

By: Institut d'Astrophysique de l'Universite de Liege.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Louvain:, Ceuterick, 1952.: 1952

Seller ID: S5987


Offprint from: Memoires in-8o de la Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege, Quartrieme Serie, Tome XII, Fasc. I-II. 8vo. 319 pp. Figs., tables. Original printed wrappers; lightly worn. Rubber stamp on top cover. Very good. 31 articles in French and English. View more info

Etoiles a raies d'emission. Communications presentees au huitieme colloque international d'astrophysique tenu à Liege les 8, 9 et 10 Juillet 1957.

By: Institut d'Astrophysique.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cointe-Sclessin, Belgique:, Institut D'Astrophysique, 1958.: 1958

Seller ID: S5988


Offprint from: Memoires in-8o de la Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege, Quartrieme Serie, Tome XX, Fasc. Unique. 8vo. 519 pp. Figs., tables, plates. Original printed wrappers; lightly worn. Rubber stamp on top cover. Very good. 57 articles in French and English, with opening and closing remarks by Otto Struve. View more info

Les spectres des astres dans l'ultraviolet lointain. Communications presentees au dixieme colloque international d'astrophysique tenu a Liege les 11, 12, 13 et 14 Juillet 1960 sous le haut patronage de Sa Majeste le Roi.

By: Institut d'Astrophysique.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cointe-Sclessin, Belgique:, Institut D'Astrophysique, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: S5989


Offprint from: Memoires in-8o de la Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege, Cinquieme Serie, Tome IV, Fasc. Unique. 8vo. 653 pp. Figs., tables, plates. Original printed wrappers; lightly worn. Rubber stamp on top cover. Very good. 61 articles in French and English, including "The extreme ultraviolet spectrum of the Sun, " by C. R. Detwiler, J. D. Purcell and R. Tousey (at page 253). View more info

Les spectres infrarouges des astres (region: 1 à 3 mm). Communications presentees au douzieme colloque international d'astrophysique tenu a Liege les 24, 25, et 26 Juin 1963.

By: Institut d'Astrophysique.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cointe-Sclessin, Belgique:, Institut D'Astrophysique, 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: S5990


Offprint from: Memoires in-8o de la Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege, Cinquieme Serie, Tome IX. 8vo. 535, [1] pp. Figs., tables, plates. Original printed wrappers; lightly worn. Rubber stamp and ownership signature on top cover. Very good. 55 articles in French and English. View more info