Category: Astronomy


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"Le soleil interieur. Conmunication scientifique."

By: Institut Solaire International.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Offprint from: La Nacion, 25 May, 1900. Montevideo:, Republique Orientale de l'Uruguay, 1900.: 1900

Seller ID: S5983

Tall 8vo. 26, [6] pp. 1 color plate. Original printed wrappers. Ex library rubber stamps on top cover and title, ms. notations on top cover. Very good. View more info

"Eclipses du soleil interieur. Conmunication scientifique."

By: Institut Solaire International.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Offprint from: La Nacion, 25 May, 1900. Montevideo:, Republique Orientale de l'Uruguay, 1900.: 1900

Seller ID: S5984

Tall 8vo. 15, [3] pp. 1 color plate. Dis-bound. Good. View more info

Twelfth General Assembly, 25 August - 3 September 1964. Invited discourses.

By: International Astronomical Union.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: (Birkenhead, England):, International Astronomical Union, 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: S5985

4to. [4], 755-809 pp. Figs. (including 3 plates). Printed wrappers; top corner of rear cover torn off, else very good. Three essays: A. B. Severny, "Solar magnetic fields," L. Goldberg, "Some aspects of space astronomy," and J. H. Oort, "Structure and evolution of the galactic system." View more info

Special report No. 4 on the distribution of radio brightness on the solar disk. Special report No. 5 on interstellar hydrogen.

By: International Scientific Radio Union.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brussels:, General Secretariat of U.R.S.I., 1954.: 1954

Seller ID: S5986

8vo. 71, [1] pp. Figs. Printed wrappers. Pencil notations on half-title. Very good. View more info

Index to Scientists of the World from Ancient to Modern Times: Biographies and Portraits.

By: IRELAND, Norma Olin.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Boston:, F.W. Faxon, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: Z1371

Series: Useful Reference Series, No. 90. 8vo. xliii, 662 pp. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; covers water-stained. Former library copy. Good. Over 7,475 individual scientists included. This is an index of 338 secondary biographical sources. View more info

La Quadrature du Cercle; Un probleme a la mesure des Lumieres.

By: JACOB, Marie.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Paris:, Fayard, (2006).: 2006

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S12899

ISBN: 2213628602

8vo. 571, [5] pp. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to Roger Hahn. Fine copy. ISBN: 2213628602 View more info

Men of Science in America: The Role of Science in the Growth of Our Century.

By: JAFFE, Bernard.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York:, Simon and Schuster, 1944.: 1944

Seller ID: Z1373

Fourth Printing. 8vo. xl, 600 pp. Plates, 25 numbered figs., index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped black spine label; title rubbed, blue ink underlining. Previous owner's inked signature on title. Very good. View more info

Outposts of Science: A Journey to the Workshops of Our Leading Men of Research.

By: JAFFE, Bernard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Simon and Schuster, 1935.: 1935

Seller ID: Z1375

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xxvi, 547 pp. Plates, 33 numbered figs., index. Black cloth, silver printed paper label, dust-jacket; jacket worn and chipped. Very good. SCARCE in jacket. Useful period accounts of work being done by the likes of Robert Millikan, Hale, Hubble, Humason, Abbot and A.E. Douglass. First Edition. View more info

A Miscellaneous List of Valuable and Interesting Books. No. 3, 1855 & No. 1, 1857. Two Issues.

By: James Sage.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, James Sage, 1855, 1857.: 1855

Seller ID: Z1376

Two catalogs. 8vo. 16; 16 pp. Self wraps. Good. Rare. View more info

Origin of the solar system. Proceedings of a conference held at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York - January 23-24, 1962.

By: JASTROW, Robert & A. G. W. CAMERON, editors.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & London:, Academic Press, 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: S2221

236 x 162 mm. 8vo. xi, 176 pp. Figs., tables, index. Brown cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn, else fine. View more info

Through Space and Time. Based on the Royal Institution Lectures, Christmas 1933.

By: JEANS, Sir James (1877-1946).

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company, and Cambridge at the University Press, 1934.: 1934

Seller ID: S13010

8vo. xiv, 224 pp. 106 figures, including 53 photographic plates, index. Blue gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed. Very good. View more info

Man and the Stars or the Wider Aspects of Cosmogony.

By: JEANS, Sir James.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York:, E. P. Dutton, 1931.: 1931

Seller ID: S7240

Reprint. 8vo. 88 pp. 6 photographic plates. Blue cloth; spine ends rubbed, related material pasted in front. Bookplate. Very good. View more info

"Uber die Akkumulation der Sonnenwarme in verschiedenen Flussigkeiten."

By: KALECSINSZKY, Alexander V.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Mathematischen und Naturwissenschaftlichen Berichte aus Ungarn, Vol. XXI. Leipzig:, B. G. Teubner, 1904.: 1904

Seller ID: S5999

8vo. 24 pp. 8 tables. Original printed wrappers; spine over-stitched. Author's presentation copy. Rubber stamp and ms. notations on top cover. Good. View more info

Die Herstellung spiegelnder Flachen. Eine Teilweise Uebersetzung und Erganzung der Sammlung: The Physical Society of London and The Optical Society, A Discussion on "The Making of Reflecting Surfaces". . .


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Central-Zeitung fur Optik und Mechanik, 1926.: 1926

Seller ID: Z1384

Series: Sammlung optischer Aufsatze, Heft 7. 8vo. 61 pp. Previous owner's penciled signature on front cover. Printed wrappers; covers and pages browned. Very good. Includes an excellent chronological bibliography of the literature on silvering mirrors. View more info

Space research; proceedings of the first international space science symposium. Nice, January 11-16, 1960.

By: KALLMANN, Hilde, editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Amsterdam and New York:, Interscience, 1960.: 1960

Seller ID: S3584

8vo. xvi, 1195 pp. Numerous figs. and plates, index. Red cloth. Ownership stamp. View more info

Preliminary catalogue of supernovae discovered till the end of 1967.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Warsaw:, Warsaw University Press, 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: S6001

Series, Publications of the Astronomical Observatory of the Warsaw University, Vol. 15. 8vo. 188, [1] pp. Tables. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Neue Untersuchungen zur Kinematik der Sternaggregate fruher Spektraltypen.

By: KELLER, Hans-Ulrich.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vienna:, Ferd. Dummlers, 1970.: 1970

Seller ID: S6002

Series, Annalen der Universitats-Sternbwarte Wien, Band 29, Nr. 3. 4to. (197)-298 pp. 13 figs., 19 tables, bibliog. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Astronomy and Astrophysics: A Bibliographical Guide. Foreword by Professor H.A. Bruck.

By: KEMP, D.A.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London:, Macdonald and Archon Books, 1970.: 1970

Seller ID: Z1391

Series: The Macdonald Bibliographical Guides. 4to. xxiii, 584 pp. Indexes. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; cloth slightly spotted. Ownership stamps on ffep and bottom fore-edge of Mark R. Chartrand. Very good. Over 3600 citations in 75 categories with annotations. A very useful and well researched work. Provenance: Dr. Mark Chartrand, was Executive Director of NSI from 1980-84, and a consultant and freelance writer from Baltimore, Maryland. View more info

Neue Astronomie Ubersetzt Und Eingeleitet Von Max Caspar.

By: KEPLER, Johannes.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Munchen – Berlin:, R. Oldenbourg, 1929.: 1929

Seller ID: BL2926

4to. 66*, 416 pp. XIII + 68 diagrams; occasional pencil marginalia by Lindberg. Black gilt-stamped cloth; rear hinge cracked. Ink ownership signatures of William Duane Stahlman and David C. Lindberg. Very good +. German edition of Kepler's Astronomia nova, first published in 1609, the first modern astronomy book. In this work, Kepler bypassed ancient conceptions of order and harmony to focus on the true movements of the planets and the mathematical and physical laws governing them. It is Kepler's most important work and one of "the most decisive cosmological books of the world." - Arm... View more info

Welt-Harmonik; Ubersetzt und eingeleitet von Max Caspar.

By: KEPLER, Johannes.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Munchen:, R. Oldenbourg, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: BL2927

4to. 56*, 403 pp. Diagrams. Black gilt-stamped cloth. Ink ownership signatures of William Duane Stahlman and David C. Lindberg. Very good +. PROVENANCE: Stahlman wrote a paper for ISIS, "Astronomical Dating Applied to a Type of Astrological Illustration," (1956). He received his Ph.D. from Brown in 1960; then he wrote with Owen Gingerich, Solar and Planetary Longitudes for Years -2500 to +2000 by 10 Day Intervals, (1963). View more info