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My Telescope and Some Objects which it Shows Me. A Simple Introduction to the Glories of the Heavens

By: A Quekett Club-Man

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, Roper and Drowley: 1888

Seller ID: 007839

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the planets and stars as seen through a telescope iat the time of printing 1888, Contains 84 pages in clean condition just very light browning as usual due to quality of paper used, many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly marked and spine a little faded. a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A History of Nautical Astronomy

By: Charles H. Cotter

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008258

Condition: Very Good


Very informative in depth study of the use of astronomy for navigation at sea over the centuries,387 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped, A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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An Introduction to the Use of the Globes and the Orrery

By: David Jennings

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, J Nourse and J Buckland: 1766

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004410

Condition: Good


An antiquarian book on globes , astronomy and the universe, 127 pages plus index. there are several pull out pages which provide 13 individual technical illustrations, book is overall clean and bright with just a little browning to first and last few pages and occasional small foxing spots inside, rear blank endpaper has been removed. Title page has smal piece cut away at top does not affect the wording. Outer boardsare rubbed and worn on edges, hinges are split but held... View more info

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Moon Madness and Other Effects of the Full Moon

By: Katzeff, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003496

ISBN: 0709041365

Condition: Very Good


A book on the effects that the full Moon has on people. The book deals with the subject in three parts, the first examines the mythology and follore, insanity, werewolves, fertility, religion etc. The second part deals with modern scientific research, investigating the Moon's influence on tides, earthquakes, weather, crime, suicide and more. The last part considers how the Moon could affect so many aspects of terrestial life. A fascinating book 327 pages, book and dustwr... View more info

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Sterne

By: Thomas Ruff

Price: £94.00

Publisher: Morel Books: 2013

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 008017

ISBN: 190707127X

Condition: Very Good


Book of stars in the night sky, 158 pages of full page photographs all in very bright clean condition, only text is on a sheet of printed paper loosly laid in the front of the book. Limited to 1000 copies NO.dustwrapper, boards bright and clean, rear board has laid on stars photograph, this has a few indentations to it. HEAVY BOOK 2.2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info