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"On the relations between the number, brightness and relative mean distances of the fixed stars, as seen from the Earth."

By: GYLDEN, Hugo.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Translated from: Ofversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Forhandlingar, No. 7. [no place]:, [no date].:

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S5960


8vo. 8 pp. Tables. Original printed wrappers. Ex library rubber stamps and ms. notations. INSCRIBED BY THE TRANSLATOR on top cover. Very good. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of this important paper by the Director of the University Observatory of Stockholm. Translated by Professor Edward S. Holden, U. S. Navy, and Eric Bergland, INSCRIBED BY HOLDEN. First Edition. View more info

The Parallax of a Lyrae and 61 Cygni.

By: HALL, Asaph.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Government Printing Office, 1882.: 1882

Seller ID: S7503


4to. 64 pp. Tables. Original printed wrappers; spine slightly worn, covers a bit soiled. Very good. First edition. Hall was an assiduous observer of double stars, and went on to win the Lalande Prize and Arago Medal for his efforts in astronomy. First Edition. View more info

Appendix I. Astronomical observations made by C. F. Hall on his second Arctic Expedition, 1864-1869.

By: HALL, Charles Francis (1821-1871).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: n.p.,, n.d.:

Seller ID: S6309


4to. (449)-475 pp. Tables. Dis-bound; first leaves torn. AS IS. View more info

Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley. Preceded by an Unpublished Memoir of His Life by One of His Contemporaries and the 'Eloge' by D'Ortous de Mairan.

By: HALLEY, Edmond (1656-1742); MacPIKE, Eugene Fairfield (ed.).

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, 1932.: 1932

Seller ID: Z1301


FIRST EDITION. Series: History of Science Society Publications, New Series II. 4to. xiv, 300 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Halley with facsimile autograph and tissue guard, 8 plates, 2 text illustrations, index. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; spine a bit faded. Very good. MacPike's PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To R.C. Beckett, Esq. With the compliments of Eugene F. MacPike, 16 October 1937." Later owner's inked info on front pastedown also. The "Appendix: Halleiana" features 21 sections and is of much bibliographical value. First Edition. View more info

Comments on the mean density of Pluto.

By: HALLIDAY, Ian.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 81, No. 480, June 1969. At head of title: Canada Department of Ene: 1969

Seller ID: S5868


Offprint from:: Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 81, No. 480, June 1969. At head of title: Canada Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Observatories Branch, Contributions from the Dominion Observatory, Ottawa, No. 267., 1969. 8vo. (285)-287 pp. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

"A system of photographic magnitudes for Southern stars."

By: HALM, Jacob Karl Ernst (1866-1944).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. LXXIV, No. 7, May 1914.: 1914

Seller ID: S5961


8vo. [i], (600)-622 pp. 20 tables, 1 fig. Original printed wrappers. Very good. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. Jacob Halm was chief assistant at the Cape Observatory, Cape Town, where he performed intensive work to create good standard sequences to be used for photographic photometry in the southern sky. DSB, VI, pp. 74-75. View more info

On the convergency of the series used in the determination of the elements of parabolic orbits, and the errors introduced in the elements by imperfections of the observations. A dissertation submitted to the faculties of the Graduate Schools of Arts, Literature, and Science, in candidcacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Department of Astronomy).

By: HAMILTON, William Albert.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago:, (University of Chicago Press), 1903.: 1903

Seller ID: S5963


At head of title: The University of Chicago, Founded by John D. Rockefeller. 8vo. 32 pp. 1 fig., tables. Original printed wrappers. Ex library rubber stamp on title, ms. notations on top cover. Very good. View more info

Space biology. The human factors in space flight.

By: HANRAHAN, James Stephen & David BUSHNELL.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, Basic, (1960).: 1960

Seller ID: S2206


241 x 165 mm. 8vo. vi, 263 pp. 12 plates, index. Quarter black cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed, else fine. FIRST EDITION. An early examination of the physical effects f space flight and future projections. First Edition. View more info

The atmosphere of Venus. The proceedings of a conference held at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, New York, on October 15 to 17, 1974.

By: HANSEN, James E. (ed.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: S9949


Large 8vo. viii, 198 pp. Text figs. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

Cosmology; the science of the universe.

By: HARRISON, Edward R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1981).:

Seller ID: BL3751

ISBN: 0521229812


Large 8vo. xi, 430 pp. Figs., index. Black cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rear edge worn. Very good. ISBN: 0521229812 View more info

Astronomie. . ..

By: HARTMANN, J, editor.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leipzig & Berlin:, B. G. Teubner, 1921.: 1921

Seller ID: S6945


Series: Die Kultur der Gegenwart. . ., Dritter Teil, Dritte Abteilung, Dritter Band. Tall 8vo. vii, [1], 639, [1], [ads 4] pp. 44 figs., index, 8 plates. Quarter red cloth, decorative paper over boards, gilt spine. Ownership rubber stamps of Hans Dollinger, rubber stamps on title. Very good. View more info

Beitrag zur Geschichte und Theorie der astronomischen Instrumente mit rotierendem Planspiegel und fester Reflexrichtung (Heliostat, Siderostat, Zolostat, Uranostat).

By: HARTMANN, Wilhelm.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bergedorf:, Hamburger Sternwarte, 1928.: 1928

Seller ID: Z1307


Series: Astronomische Abhandlungen der Hamburger Sternwarte in Bergedorf, Band IV, Nr. 1. 4to. 36 pp. 24 numbered figs., 13 tables. Printed wrappers; front cover detached, wrappers and spine chipped with pieces missing, some pages marginally water-stained (text unaffected). Good. Includes a bibliography with 71 items. View more info

"A Catalogue of Photographic Charts of the Sky." In: Annals of Harvard College Observatory. Vol. LX. No. IX.

By: Harvard College Observatory.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Cambridge, MA]:, [The Observatory, 1907].: 1907

Seller ID: Z1309


(295 x 245 mm). (231)-251 pp. Table. Self wraps; original covers may be missing. Very good. This is a most interesting record of the appearance of photographic images of stars reproduced in an amazing variety of serial and monograph publications and ordered by the name of the object. Compiled by Solon Irving Bailey (1854-1931). View more info

"Illustrations in Harvard Annals." In: Annals of Harvard College Observatory. Vol. 80. No. 3.

By: Harvard College Observatory.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Cambridge, MA]:, [The Observatory, circa 1914].: 1914

Seller ID: Z1310


(295 x 245 mm). (71)-82 pp. Self wraps; original covers may be missing, offsetting, spine ends starting. Fair. View more info

"Illustrations in Harvard Annals." In: Annals of Harvard College Observatory. Vol. 80. No. 3.

By: Harvard College Observatory.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: [Cambridge, MA]:, [The Observatory, circa 1914].: 1914

Seller ID: Z1311


(295 x 245 mm). (71)-82 pp. Self wraps; original covers may be missing, offsetting, spine ends starting. Former library copy with the usual markings. Fair. View more info

"Index to the Harvard Annals." In: Annals of Harvard College Observatory. Vol. 80. No. 1.

By: Harvard College Observatory. STETSON, Mrs. Harlan True.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Cambridge, MA]:, [The Observatory, circa 1915].: 1915

Seller ID: Z1317


(295 x 245 mm). 15 pp. Self wraps. Very good. View more info

"Index to the Harvard Annals." In: Annals of Harvard College Observatory. Vol. 80. No. 1.

By: Harvard College Observatory. STETSON, Mrs. Harlan True.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Cambridge, MA]:, [The Observatory, circa 1915].: 1915

Seller ID: Z1318


(295 x 245 mm). 15 pp. Self wraps; chipped and soiled. Good. View more info

Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College. Miscellaneous Papers, 1888-1895.

By: Harvard College.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Harvard, 1896.: 1896

Seller ID: Z1308


8vo. 15 pp. Printed wrappers; rear cover missing, front cover held by tape. Previous owner's inked signature on front cover. Good. Rare. View more info

Memoir of W.H. Harvey, M.D., F.R.S., etc., etc. Late Professor of Botany, Trinity College, Dublin. With Selections from his Journal and Correspondence.

By: HARVEY, William Henry (1811-1866).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London:, Bell and Dalby, 1869.: 1869

Seller ID: Z1320


8vo. xvi, 372 pp. Engraved frontis. port. of Harvey with facsimile autograph and tissue guard; foxed. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities a bit soiled and worn, spine ends chipped, endleaves stained. Very good. Scarce. First edition. This work was compiled anonymously by Harvey's cousin Lydia Fischer. William Henry Harvey (1811–1866), Irish botanist, He was one of the most distinguished students of marine algae of all time. He also holds an important place in the history of Australian botany. He spent some years searching Australian waters for seaweeds and published his ... View more info

Mindsteps to the Cosmos.

By: HAWKINS, Gerald S.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row, 1983.: 1983

Seller ID: BL4026

ISBN: 0060151560


First edition. 8vo. x, 340 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good +. ISBN: 0060151560 / 0-06-015156-0 First Edition. View more info