Old Astronomy Books For Sale

From: David Hodgson <nyyn29@mars.ark.com>
Newsgroups: alt.astronomy
Subject: Old Astronomy Books For Sale
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 


1911 Edition: "PEEPS AT THE HEAVENS" by REV.JAMES BAIKIE, F.R.A.S. with sixteen full-page illustrations. Those in colour being by Constance N. Baikie ( 96 pages) LONDON /ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK Excellent Condition: PRICE 35.00 US$

1870 Edition: "OTHER WORLDS THAN OURS" (The Plurality of Worlds Studied Under The Light Of Recent Scientific Researches) By RICHARD PROCTOR With introductory note by Frank Parsons ( 328 pages) A.L.BURT COMPANY, PUBLISHERS NEW YORK Excellent Condition: PRICE 70,00 US$

1886 Edition: "RECREATION IN ASTRONOMY" (With Directions For Practical Experiments And Telescopic Work) by HENRY WHITE WARREN, D.D. With eighty-three illustrations and maps of stars ( 288 pages) NEW YORK/CHAUTAUQUA PRESS C.L.S.C. Department, 806 Broadway Excellent Condition: Price 70.00 US$

1898 Edition: "SUN,MOON,AND STARS" (ASTRONOMY FOR BEGINNERS) by AGNES GIBERNE With preface by the Rev. C. Pritchard, M.A., F.R.S. ( 303 pages) LONDON/ SEELEY AND CO.LIMITED 38 Great Russell Street Excellent Condition: Price 75.00 US$

1906 Edition: "SIDE-LIGHTS ON ASTRONOMY" (And Kindred Fields of Popular Science) ESSAYS AND ADDRESSES by SIMON NEWCOMB Illustrated ( 345 pages) LONDON AND NEW YORK/ HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS Good Condition: Price 45.00 US$

1889 Edition(TWO COPIES): "STAR LAND" (Being Talks With Young People About the Wonders Of The Heavens) by SIR ROBERT STAWELL BALL, F.R.S (Lowndean Professor of Astronomy in University of Cambridge) With 94 illustrations and a Rembrandt Frontispiece ( 388 pages) CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED Excellent Condition: Price 50.00 US$

1909 Edition: "IN STARRY REALMS" by SIR ROBERT STAWELL BALL, D.Sc.,LL.D,F.R.S (Lowndean Professor of Astronomy in University of Cambridge) with numerous illustrations. ( 371 pages) LONDON/ SIR ISACC PITMAN & SONS, LTD. Excellent Condition: Price 50.00 US$

1893 Edition: "THE STORY OF THE HEAVENS" by SIR ROBERT STAWELL BALL,LL.D. With 18 coloured plates and numerous illustrations ( 556 pages) CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED Good Condition: Price 70.00 US$

1912 Edition "THE SCIENCE OF THE STARS" by E. WALTER MAUNDER, F.R.A.S. (Of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich) ( 92 pages) LONDON/ T.C.& E.C.JACK Excellent Condtion: Price 35.00 US$

1923 Edition: "OUR SOLAR SYSTEM and the STELLAR UNIVERSE" (Ten Popular Lectures) by CHARLES WHYTE, LL.D, F.R.A.S., F.R.S.E. Kingswells, Aberdeen With Frontispiece,18 plates, and other illustrations.( 233 pages) Excellent condition: Price 25.00 US$

PAYMENT BY INTERNATIONAL MONEY ORDER ONLY SHIPPING AND HANDLING INCLUDED Contact: David Hodgson 2400 Willemar avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia Canada V9N 3M8 E-Mail: nyyn29@mars.ark.com k11k1@yahoo.com

For sale: Old Astronomy books

From: Andy Mabbett <andy@pigsonthewing.demon.co.uk>
Newsgroups: uk.sci.astronomy
Subject: For sale: Old Astronomy books
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 


I have a fine condition copy of the 1958 hardback, in the "Teach Yourself" series, 'Astronomy', by David S. Evans. 182 pages, plus b&w plates.

(Also I still have the hardback copy of "The Universe Around Us", by Sir James Jeans, 4th edition, dated 1946)

Offers?

Andy Mabbett "If they censure you, they tell you to cut it out. If they censor you, they just cut it out."

FS: Old Astronomy Books, 4 for 25 US$

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Subject: FS: Old Astronomy Books, 4 for 25 US$  SSS O O L   D D
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I currently have the following 4 old astronomy books for sale, available as a group for 25 US$ plus 5 US$ postage (book rate within the US). The books are:

"Elements of Astronomy" by Edward Fath, published in 1928 by McGraw-Hill. The 323 page hardbound book is in fine condition, clean and fresh inside and out except for a previous owners name inside the front cover. Nicely illustrated throughout. Burgundy cloth covers with gold lettering on the spine. Very nice.

"The Sun and the Welfare of Man" edited by Charles Abbot, published in 1934 as Volume 2 of the Smithsonian Scientific Series (each of the books in this series cover a different topic). The 322 page page hardbound book is in fine condition, clean with no page tears or pen marks. Burgundy leather covers, with a nice green embossed seal of the Smithsonian Institute on the front cover. A very nice text.

"Nature of the Universe" by Fred Hoyle, published in 1951. The 121 page hardbound book is in very good condition, clean inside and out, and with a strong binding. The book is comprised of a series of broadcast talks by Hoyle. Very good condition, in a fair (chipped) dust jacket.

"Our Sun" by Donald Menzel, published in 1950 by the Blakiston Company as part of the Harvard Books on Astronomy series. The 326 page hardbound book is in very good condition, clean with no page tears or pen marks other than a previous owners name inside the front cover. Burgundy cloth covers with gold lettering on the front cover and spine. Overall a nice text in very good condition.

If interested, please email to "Oldbooks78@aol.com" to reserve. Thanks, and best regards.

Dave