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Varldarnas Utveckling.

By: ARRHENIUS, Svante.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stockholm:, Hugo Gebers, (1924).: 1924

Seller ID: S7444


8vo. xiv, 291 pp. Photos, 68 illus., 2 Mars maps; pages uncut. Gilt stamped gray cloth; inner hinge starting, extremities slightly rubbed. Very good. A much expanded edition of this work. View more info

The Channels of Mars.

By: BAKER, Victor R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin:, University of Texas Press, (1982).: 1982

Seller ID: S7448


4to. xiii, 198 pp. Photos, illus., bibliog., index. Red cloth, dust jacket; jacket slightly soiled & worn. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Detailed study of Martian channels using the latest information from the Mariner IX & Viking space vehicles. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Destination Mars in Art, Myth, and Science.

By: CAIDIN, Martin; Jay BARBREE; Susan WRIGHT.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York:, Penguin Studio, 1997.: 1997

Seller ID: S12126

ISBN: 0670860204


Sm. 4to. ix, 228 pp. Color illus., index. Quarter black cloth, boards, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0670860204 View more info

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Destination Mars in Art, Myth, and Science.

By: CAIDIN, Martin; Jay BARBREE; Susan WRIGHT.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York:, Penguin Studio, 1997.: 1997

Seller ID: S12127

ISBN: 0670860204


Sm. 4to. 228 pp. Color illus., index. Quarter black cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0670860204 View more info

The Surface of Mars.

By: CARR, Michael H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Haven:, Yale University Press, (1981).: 1981

Seller ID: S7459

ISBN: 0300027508


First edition. Oblong 4to. xi, 232 pp. Numerous photos & illus., bibliog., index. Quarter cloth, dust jacket; jacket extremities worn. Detailed analysis of the surface of Mars with many illustrations. ISBN: 0300027508 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Value of the Solar Parallax from Meridian Observations of Mars at the Opposition in 1877.

By: EASTMAN, J. R.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Government Printing Office, 1881.: 1881

Seller ID: S7483


First edition. 4to. 43 pp. Tables. Original printed wrappers; small stain to front wrapper, spine worn. Early ownership signatures on cover & title of George Davidson. Very good. WITH: HALL, Asaph. Observations and Orbits of the Satellites of Mars with Data for Ephemerides in 1879. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1878. 4to. 51 pp. 11 tables. Printed wrappers; rear cover loose. Early ownership signature on cover. Good. Hall, professor of astronomy at Harvard, was an expert computer of orbits and was the first to discover satellites of Mars, which he named Deimos and Phobos. Inclu... View more info

"Table II. Ephemeris of Mars and its stars of comparison, during the opposition of the planet, in 1849 & 1852."

By: GILLISS, James Melvin (1811-1865).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Extract of a larger, unknown publication. N.p.,, n.d.:

Seller ID: S6348


4to. (21)-32 pp. 2 folding plates. Dis-bound; extremities chipped and brittle. AS IS. U.S. Naval Lieutenant James Gilliss led an expedition to South America from 1849 to 1852 to observe Venus and Mars in order to secure a new determination of the solar parallax. To this end, Gilliss established a southern observatory in Santiago, Chile and made important observations of the stars and planets from the southern hemisphere. DAB, VII, pp. 292-293. View more info

Scientific Guidelines for Preservation of Samples Collected from Mars.

By: GOODING, James L. (ed.).

Price: $80.00

Publisher: [Washington, D.C.]:, NASA, 1990.: 1990

Seller ID: S7988


NASA Technical Memorandum 4184. 4to. Many figs. & facsimile letters. Printed wrappers; spine base slightly worn, else fine. RARE. View more info

"Viking on Mars: The Carbon Assimilation Experiments." Offprint from: Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 82, no. 28.

By: HOROWITZ, Norman, & G. L. HOBBY.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: No place:, Journal of Geophysical Research, Sept. 30, 1977.: 1977

Seller ID: S7518


4to. 4659-4662 pp. Tables. Self-wraps. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Horowitz was part of both the Mariner and Viking missions to Mars. This paper represents the important pyrolytic release experiment he constructed to ascertain whether there was any evidence of biochemical life on Mars. The results were negative, but the data are still a source of information for astrobiology. First Edition. View more info

Mars.

By: KIEFFER, Hugh H., et al (eds.).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tucson:, University of Arizona Press, (1992).: 1992

Seller ID: S7526

ISBN: 0816512574


Thick 8vo. xv, 1498 pp. 18 color plates, numerous photos & illus., exhaustive bibliog., index, 2 separate map sets detailing the geology and topography of Mars. Pictorial boards. Fine. Third printing. Still the most comprehensive and detailed study of Mars, with over 114 contributing authors. Most of the studies are based on the results of the Viking lander and Orbital missions of the 1970's. This copy contains 2 separate map sets: geologic & topographic, which were originally issued with the book but are rarely found today. ISBN: 0816512574 View more info

"Opposition of Mars, 1849-1850, at the Cape of Good Hope." In: Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. XX, 1851.

By: MACLEAR, Thomas.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London:, Royal Society, 1851.: 1851

Seller ID: S7541


Unbound. 4to. (Article): 99-115 pp. Tables. (Whole issue): iv, 236 pp. Numerous articles, tables; pages unbound and uncut, extremities slightly rubbed. Unbound printer's copy still unfolded and uncut, original printed wrappers present. Very good. EXTREMELY RARE. FIRST EDITION. This unbound printer's copy of the distinguished astronomical journal is very rare, and whilst containing all the printed matter and original wrappers, shows the process of the printer in creating the final copy. The pages are unfolded and uncut. Maclear's description of the Opposition of Mars from the Cape of Good Hope... View more info

"Heat Shields for Out-of-Orbit Entry into Mars." In: Space Programs Summary 37-44, vol. IV. Supporting Research and Advanced Development.

By: NAGLER, R. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pasadena:, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: S7782


4to. (Article): 73-75 pp. Figs. (Whole volume): xi, 338 pp. Articles, photos, figs., tables. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

"Navigating the Mariner Spacecraft to Mars." In: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 110, 1966.

By: PICKERING, W. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1966.: 1966

Seller ID: S7793


4to. (Article): 332-339 pp. Photos, figs., bibliog. (Whole volume): iv, 442 pp. Articles, photos, figs., index. Later green boards, gilt spine, original printed wrappers bound inside. Blind stamp of Mount Wilson Observatory. Fine. Explanation of the method of navigation used to pilot the Mariner spacecraft to Mars. Pickering was associated with the jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena. View more info

Results of Astronomical Observations Made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, During the Year 1877, Under the Direction of Edward James Stone.

By: STONE, Edward James.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Neill & co., 1901.: 1901

Seller ID: S7589


First edition. 8vo. xiii, 424 pp. Tables. Gilt stamped blue cloth; spine ends slightly rubbed, inner hinges cracked (binding tight). Very good. Includes data on observations of Mars. First Edition. View more info

[2 papers] [I] Areographische Fragmente. Manuscrit et Dessins Originaux et Inedits de l'astronome J.H. Schroeter, etc. [II] Areographie ou etude comparative des Observations Faites sur l'Aspect Physique de la Planete Mars depuis Fontana (1636) jusqu'a nos jours (1873). Memoires concernes et memoires des savants etrangers, p. p. l'Academie Royale de Belgique, vol. 37, no 5.

By: TERBY, Franc?ois Joseph Charles (1846-1911).

Price: $575.00

Publisher: [Belgium]:, l'Academie Royale de Belgique, 1873.: 1873

Seller ID: S13138


4to. 30; 119pp. 1 + 4 lithographic plates by G. Severijns after Terby. Disbound. Very good. RARE. TERBY'S CLASSIC PAPERS ON MARS: FIRST (and only) EDITIONS. "It was the publication in 1873 of his memoir on the Areographische Fragmente of Schroeter, which had remained in manuscript since 1816, that first brought Terby prominently to the notice of astronomers; and this was followed the next year by an elaborate memoir entitled Areographie, in which he very fully discussed all the observations of the physical appearance of Mars from the time of Fontana in 1636 to the year 1873. This importan... View more info

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Is Mars Habitable? A Critical Examination of Professor Percival Lowell's Book "Mars and Its Canal," with an Alternative Explanation.

By: WALLACE, Alfred Russel.

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1907.: 1907

Seller ID: S12381


8vo. xii, 110, [2 ads.] pp. Frontis., 1 plate. Original green gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. First edition. Contemporary riposte to the theories of Lowell regarding the possibility of life on Mars and the interpretation of canals on its surface. Written in refute to Percival Lowell's Mars and Its Canals, 1906, this treatise presents the author's belief that life, as we know it, cannot exist elsewhere in the universe. Wallace (1823-1913) was a brilliant creative thinker and naturalist. He rarely avoided controversy and was at his best while collecting evidence against an argument. By doing so, he g... View more info

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Is Mars Habitable? A Critical Examination of Professor Percival Lowell's Book "Mars and Its Canal," with an Alternative Explanation.

By: WALLACE, Alfred Russel.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1907.: 1907

Seller ID: S12382


8vo. xii, 110, [2 ads.] pp. Frontis., 1 plate. Original green gilt-stamped cloth. Ownership signature of A.S. Heard. Fine. First edition. Contemporary riposte to the theories of Lowell regarding the possibility of life on Mars and the interpretation of canals on its surface. Written in refute to Percival Lowell's Mars and Its Canals, 1906, this treatise presents the author's belief that life, as we know it, cannot exist elsewhere in the universe. Wallace (1823-1913) was a brilliant creative thinker and naturalist. He rarely avoided controversy and was at his best while collecting evidence aga... View more info

Mars Beckons. The Mysteries, the Challenges, the Expectations of Our Next Great Adventure in Space.

By: WILFORD, John Noble.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf, 1990.: 1990

Seller ID: S7841


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. vii, 244 pp. Photos, bibliog., index. Cloth backed boards, dust jacket. Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Topographic maps of the polar, Western, and Eastern regions of Mars.

By: [Mars]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Denver):, U.S. Geological Survey, 1991.: 1991

Seller ID: S5153


Miscellaneous Investigations Series. 257 x 180 mm. 4to. 3 folding color maps inserted in a printed envelope. Fine. View more info

The Martian Landscape.

By: [Mars] Viking Lander Imaging Team.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, NASA, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: S8046


Folio. vii, 160 pp. Numerous photos (some color) of the surface of Mars taken by the Viking Lander, figs., 3-D glasses mounted at rear. Pictorial brown cloth; slight rubbing to spine joints else fine. View more info