Category: Astronomy


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Books and Manuscripts of the Bakken.

By: [The Bakken] OVERMIER, Judith & John Edward SENIOR.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Metuchen and London:, Scarecrow Press, 1992.: 1992

Seller ID: Z1059

ISBN: 0810825708

FIRST EDITION. 4to. xvii, 512 pp. 4 full color plates, 28 full page illustrations, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped black cover and spine labels; label a bit rubbed. Near fine. Includes full collations. ISBN: 0810825708 First Edition. View more info

Some Account of Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford.

By: [THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count Rumford (1753-1814)] HALE, Richard Walden.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Boston):, (Addison C. Getchell & Son), 1927.: 1927

Seller ID: Z1998

8vo. 26 pp. Blue printed wrappers. Near fine. A short biography of Count Rumford created by Hale and intended as a Christmas memento. Includes a mounted color portrait of Count Rumford loosely place in. View more info

Lord Kelvin: His Life and Work.

By: [THOMSON, William, Baron Kelvin of Largs (1824-1907)] RUSSELL, Alexander.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London & New York:, T.C. & E.C. Clark & Dodge, [1912].: 1912

Seller ID: Z1669

Series: The People's Books. Small 8vo. vii, (viii), 9-92, (93-94), ads. [2] pp. Frontis. port. of Lord Kelvin. Green cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles. Very good. View more info

Herbert Hall Turner: A Notice of his Seismological Work.

By: [TURNER, Herbert Hall (1861-1930)] BELLAMY, F.A. & Ethel F.B. BELLAMY.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford:, University Observatory, [1931].: 1931

Seller ID: Z2002

8vo. 23 pp. Port. plate of Turner placed loosely in with tissue guard. Printed wrappers. Rubber stamps on front cover (Dudley Observatory, Albany, NY). Near fine. View more info

Royal Astronomical Society. "Herbert Hall Turner, 1861-1930." Offprint from: Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, Vol. 133.

By: [TURNER, Herbert Hall (1861-1930)] R.A.S. [author's initials].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London:, Harrison and Sons, [ca. 1931].: 1931

Seller ID: Z2001

(255 x 175 mm). ix pp. Frontis. port. of Turner with facsimile signature. Self-wraps. Small rubber stamp on front cover. Very good. Turner (1861-1930) Was an English astronomer who pioneered many of the procedures now universally employed in determining stellar positions from astronomical photographs. View more info

Pubblicazioni della Specola Vaticana, 1938.

By: [Vatican]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: No place given:, Vatican, 1938.: 1938

Seller ID: Z1685

300 x 220 mm. Single sheet, printed on both sides. Lists items published in astronomy. View more info

"Initial observations of the nightside ionosphere of Venus from pioneer Venus Orbiter radio occultations."

By: [Venus] KLIORE, Arvydas J., et al.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: In: Science, Vol. 205, No. 4401, 6 July 1979. Washington, D.C.:, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: S7030

FIRST EDITION. 4to. Pages 99-102. [Entire issue: 1-130 pp.] 4 figs., 1 table. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. with: KLIORE, et al. "Polar ionosphere of Venus near the terminator from early pioneer Venus Orbiter radio occultations." In: Science, Vol. 203, No. 4382, 23 February 1979. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1979. FIRST EDITION. 4to. Pages 695-826. [Entire issue: 1-130 pp.] 3 figs., 1 table. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. First Edition. View more info

Handbook of the Physical Properties of the Planet Venus.

By: [VENUS] KOENIG, L. R., et al.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, NASA, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: S8162

8vo. v, 132 pp. Figs., glossary. Pictorial wrappers. Ownership rubber stamp of Norman Horowitz, California Institute of Technology. FINE. View more info

Viking Press Kit.

By: [Viking Mission] NASA.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (Washington, D.C.):, NASA, (1975).: 1975

Seller ID: S8163

4to. iii, 120 pp. 4 large color photos of the rocket and Viking Lander, illus., tables. Cloth backed binder, illustrated cover label. FINE. The official pre-launch Viking Mission press kit with 4 stunning color photos of the Lander and the rocket designed to take it to Mars. View more info

Edmund Weiss. Sonderabdruck aus Vierteljahrsschrift der Astronomischen Gesellschaft, 53. Jahrgang. I. u. 2. Heft.

By: [WEISS, Edmund (1837-1917)] HEPPERGER, J. von.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Poeschel & Trepte, 1918.: 1918

Seller ID: Z2007

8vo. 14 pp. Frontis. port. of Weiss. Paper wrappers. Fine. Dr. Edmund Weiss (1837-1917) was a distinguished Austrian astronomer, and for whom the moon's crater 'Weiss' is named. View more info

"Richard Wettstein."

By: [WETTSTEIN, Richard (1863-1931)] PORSCH, Otto.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Berichten der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft, Jahrgang 1931.: 1931

Seller ID: Z2008

Band XLIX, 2. Generalversammlungsheft. Ausgegeben am 20. April 1932. (245 x 160 mm). 180-199 pp. Frontis. port. of Wettstein. Presentation rubber stamp from the author. Self-wraps. Fine. View more info

The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell, D.D.

By: [WHEWELL, William (1794-1866)] DOUGLAS, Janet Mary Stair.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Bristol & Tokyo:, Thoemmes & Kinokuniya, (1991).: 1991

Seller ID: Z1737

ISBN: 1855060922

Facsimile reprint of the 1881 C. Kegan Paul edition. 8vo. xv, 591, ads. [2] pp. Frontis. port. of Whewell, index. Black cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Fine. Scarce. ISBN: 1855060922 View more info

The Scientific Work of John Winthrop.

By: [WINTHROP, John (1714-1779)] SHUTE, Michael N. (ed.).

Price: $62.00

Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1980.: 1980

Seller ID: Z1714

ISBN: 0405125933

Reprint. Series: Three Centuries of Science in America. 8vo. Multiple paginations. Illustrations, including fold-out. Green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; purple library stamps on title and copyright, else fine. Reprints and extracts of 13 papers with a few articles about Winthrop. ISBN: 0405125933 View more info

Ein Gedenkblatt.

By: [WOLF, Max (1863-1932)] KOPFF, Prof. Max Wolf (1863-1932).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin and Leipzig:, Walter de Gruyter, 1933.: 1933

Seller ID: Z2011

Series: Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematische-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Jahrgang 1933. 4. Abhandlung. 8vo. 28 pp. Frontis. port. of Wolf, plates. Printed wrappers; spine ends a bit chipped. Author's presentation signature on front cover (to Dr. Shapley). Very good. Features a bibliography of Wolf's work prepared by Max Mundler. View more info

Biographical Memoir of Robert Simpson Woodward, 1849-1924.

By: [WOODWARD, Robert Simpson (1849-1924)] WRIGHT, F. E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington:, National Academy of Sciences, 1938.: 1938

Seller ID: Z2012

Series: NAS, Biographical Memoirs, Vol. XIX, First Memoir. 8vo. 24 pp. Frontis. port. of Woodward with facsimile autograph. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

Wilbur & Orville Wright: A Bibliography Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Wilbur Wright – April 16, 1867.

By: [WRIGHT, Wilbur (1867-1912) & WRIGHT, Orville (1871-1948)] RENSTROM, Arthur George (comp.).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington:, Library of Congress, 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: Z1718

8vo. vi, 187 pp. Index. Printed wrappers; spine a bit faded. Very good. View more info

Image for "Einige biographische Notizen uber den kurzlich verstorbenen Konigl. Danischen Vice-Admiral Zahrtmann." In: Astronomische Nachrichten, No. 867, col. (41)-56.

"Einige biographische Notizen uber den kurzlich verstorbenen Konigl. Danischen Vice-Admiral Zahrtmann." In: Astronomische Nachrichten, No. 867, col. (41)-56.

By: [ZAHRTMANN, Christian Christopher (1793-1853)] PETERSON, A.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Altona]:, [Gedruckt in der Buchdruckerei Hammerich & Lesser, 1854].: 1854

Seller ID: Z2015

(280 x 230 mm). 8 pp. One loose full-page litho portrait of Zahrtmann. Self-wraps; pages dry and creased, port. folded with water-stain and one inch tear along crease. Good-Fair. View more info

Karl Friedrich Zollner and the Historical Dimension of Astronomical Photometry; a Collection of Papers on the History of Photometry.

By: [Zollner, Karl Friedrich]; STERKEN, C.; K.B. STAUBERMANN.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Brussels:, VUB University Press, 2000).: 2000

Seller ID: BL2794

ISBN: 9054872543

31cm. 186 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Burndy Library bookplate. Very fine copy. RARE. ISBN: 9054872543 View more info