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Astronomy, Cosmology.

Astronomy, Cosmology.

Some of our recently added items:
Mathematical Cosmology: An Introduction., Landsberg, P. R.; Evans, D. A.
Mathematical Cosmology: An Introduction.
15.00 GBP

The Radio Universe: Third Edition., Hey, J. S.
The Radio Universe: Third Edition.
12.00 GBP

The American Ephemeris for the 21st Century 2000-2050 at Midnight: Expanded Second Edition., Neil F Michelsen & Rique Pottenger.
The American Ephemeris for the 21st Century 2000-2050 at Midnight: Expanded Second Edition.
19.00 GBP

Cosmology, Rowan-Robinson, Michael
Cosmology
12.00 GBP

Geomagnetic Polar Cap (PC) Index 1975-1993, Vennerstrom S, et al.
Geomagnetic Polar Cap (PC) Index 1975-1993
135.00 GBP

The Elements of Navigation. With Separate Tide Table Supplement., Charles H Cotter.
The Elements of Navigation. With Separate Tide Table Supplement.
30.00 GBP

 

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1 A Short History of Nearly Everything Bryson, Bill
Doubleday. 2003 0385408188 / 9780385408189 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine. Near Fine 
A near fine 515 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges beginning to yellow, otherwise unworn. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 Astronomy.  Camille Flammarion.
London. Constable 1914 Good  No Jacket 
A good example of the 1914 edition. Owner's small label inside front cover. Small owner's inkstamp in corner of half-title. Clean and tight inside with sound joints and hinges. Externally looks well worn, rubbed all round, spine sunned and browned, chipped at head and foot. No DJ.  
Price: 15.00 GBP
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3 Catalogue of the Universe.  Paul Murdin & David Allen.
BCA 1980 Very Good  No Jacket David Malin. 
A very good book without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges yellowing, touch of edge rub, no DJ.  
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Cosmological Physics, John. A. Peacock
4 Cosmological Physics John. A. Peacock
Cambridge University Press 1999 0521422701 / 9780521422703 First Edition. Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 682 page paperback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, minimal shelfwear - just a tiny bit of fore-corner rub. 18 chapters in 6 parts; bibliography, index, useful numbers & formulae. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to modern cosmology, at a level suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The essential concepts and key equations used by professional researchers in both theoretical and observational cosmology are derived and explained from first principles. A third of the book carefully develops the necessary background in general relativity and quantum fields.The remainder of the volume then provides self-contained accounts of the principal topics in contemporary cosmology, including inflation, topological defects, gravitational lensing,the distance scale, large-scale structure and galaxy formation. Throughout, the emphasis is on helping students to attain a physical and intuitive understanding of the subject. The book is extensively illustrated, and outline solutions to more than 90 problems are included. All necessary astronomical jargon is clearly explained, ensuring that the book is self-contained for students with a background in undergraduate physics. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Cosmology, Rowan-Robinson, Michael
5 Cosmology Rowan-Robinson, Michael
Clarendon Press. 1978 0198518390 / 9780198518396 Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 158 page paperback book with owner's name on flyleaf. Clean, tight, virtually unworn. 8 chapters, epilogue, further reading, glossary, name & subject indices, numerous figures, graphs, monochrome photographs. A summary of theoretical and observational cosmology. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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6 Cosmology : The Search for the Order of the Universe.  Charles J Caes.
Tab Books Inc. 1986 0830626263 / 9780830626267 Good  No Jacket 
A good 178 page large-format paperback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean, flat and tight inside, edges rubbed, bottom inch of front joint rubbed through. A history of cosmology from Pythagoras to the Big Bang. No mention of Hawkings, though, strangely, even though he was well known & recognised by this time.  
Price: 7.00 GBP
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7 Einstein's Universe.  Nigel Calder.
BCA 1979 Near Fine  Very Good 
A near fine unworn, unmarked book club edition. DJ has a touch of corner rub and half a dozen small splashes of what looks like wood varnish on front cover.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Gamma Ray Astronomy., Rodney Hillier.
8 Gamma Ray Astronomy. Rodney Hillier.
OUP 1986 0198514514 / 9780198514510 Hard Cover Near Fine. No Jacket 
A very good 202 page hardback book without inscriptions or other markings. Previous owner has pasted an attractive generic bookplate on front endpaper but not filled in any details, so you can claim it as yours! Top fore-corners gently bumped, otherwise entirely unworn, may be unread. 11 chapters, index, numerous figures and chapter-end references. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Geomagnetic Polar Cap (PC) Index 1975-1993, Vennerstrom S, et al.
9 Geomagnetic Polar Cap (PC) Index 1975-1993 Vennerstrom S, et al.
World Data Center A for Solar-Terrestrial Physics 1994 Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
A very good near-A4-sized 274 page paperback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, covers just the slightest bit dusty, looks very little if ever actually used. Report UAG-103, April 1994, from the National Geophysical data Center 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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10 How Things are: a Science Tool-kit for the Mind.  Brockman & Matson, Eds.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1995 0297815113 / 9780297815112 Very Good  Very Good 
Avery good book in a very good DJ. Seems unread.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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11 Impact! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids.  Gerrit L Verschuur.
OUP 1997 0195119193 / 9780195119190 Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good ex-library large-format paperback with the usual stamps and label residues. Clean, tight and virtually unworn in a clear plastic protective jacket. 237 pages, discusses past impacts and the likelihood of future impacts, together with much background history and science of the whole subject. 3.5 page bibliography, name index, subject index, numerous illustrations.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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12 Man and the Stars: Contact & Communication with Other Intelligence Duncan Lunan
Lon Book Club Associates. 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A very good 324 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Page fore-edges browned. Mild corner rub. DJ is also very good with very mild rubbing along head and foot and dust staining. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Mathematical Cosmology: An Introduction., Landsberg, P. R.; Evans, D. A.
13 Mathematical Cosmology: An Introduction. Landsberg, P. R.; Evans, D. A.
Clarendon Press. 1979 0198511477 / 9780198511472 Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 309 page paperback bookwith owner's name on flyleaf. Bright, clean and tight, minimal shelfwear, covers sunned in patches.11 chapters, 3 appendices, problems & solutions, author & subject indices, a number of small figures in text. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 Positron Named Priscilla, A: Scientific Discovery at the Frontier  Bartusiak, Marcia; Chaikin, Andrew
National Academies Press, U.S. 1994 0309048931 / 9780309048934 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good 348 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. DJ has a touch of corner rub and a few very minor scrapes to edge.  
Price: 12.50 GBP
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15 Radio Waves from Space.  Paul Murdin.
Brockhampton Press 1965 First Edition Very Good  Good Michael A Claridge. 
A very good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Clean and tight, page edges browned. DJ has been bound onto covers with Melinex for library use. Part of the "World of Science" series and appears to have been written for young adults, though it's a very interesting book for any age reader.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The 20-cm Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope:  A Practical Observing Guide, Peter L Manly
16 The 20-cm Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope: A Practical Observing Guide Peter L Manly
CUP 1999 0521644410 / 9780521644419 Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 265 page paperback book with owner's details on rear of front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Minimal shelfwear, very slightly warped through poor shelving - this will slowly recover now that it is properly shelved. 11 chapters, 10 appendices, index, numerous figures (the list takes up 2.5 pages). A practical guide to the use of the 20cm (8 inch) Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The American Ephemeris for the 21st Century 2000-2050 at Midnight: Expanded Second Edition., Neil F Michelsen & Rique Pottenger.
17 The American Ephemeris for the 21st Century 2000-2050 at Midnight: Expanded Second Edition. Neil F Michelsen & Rique Pottenger.
ACS Publications. 1997 0935127593 / 9780935127591 Second Edition. Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
A very good unpaginated paperback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, very light shelfwear. Compiled and programmed by Neil F Michelsen, revisions by Rique Pottenger. Covers the ephemeris from January 2000 to December 2050. 
Price: 19.00 GBP
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18 The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in.  Lord Avebury.
London. Macmillan 1906 Reprint. Good  No Jacket 
A good example of the 1906 reprint. A large format paperback of 118 pages. Owner's inscription on half-title. Pages browned, corners rubbed, head and tail of spine chipped, corners curling. Teastain on bottom of front cover.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Elements of Navigation. With Separate Tide Table Supplement., Charles H Cotter.
19 The Elements of Navigation. With Separate Tide Table Supplement. Charles H Cotter.
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. 1967 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 535 page hardback book with owner's name & date in pencil on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Clean and tight, top edge foxed, no DJ. Complete with separate loosely inserted "Supplement to The Elements of Navigation by C H Cotter", being extracts from Admiralty Tide tables 1965, Nautical Almanac 1958, Explanation of problems, exercises on the use of Tide Tables, & Errata and Corrigenda for the book. The book itself is has 50 chapters in 6 parts, 2 appendices, answers to questions, index, & innumerable figures. It is a complete guide to the theory & practice of navigation, covering the Mathematics of navigation, the Sailings, Coastal Navigation, General Astronomy, Nautical Astronomy & the Instruments of Navigation, from magnetic & gyroscopic compasses to Loran and Decca. This is the book that you ask for on a Desert Island! 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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20 The Guinness Book of Astronomy.  Patrick Moore.
Guinness Publishing. 1983 0851123759 / 9780851123752 Good  Very Good 
A good ex-library reprint hardback book with the usual stamps and label residues. Prelims removed - first page is title page. A good tight book, page edges a tad soiled, touch of shelfwear. DJ is very good in a clear plastic protective jacket.  
Price: 6.50 GBP
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