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1 The Centenary of the Cincinnati Observatory, November 5, 1943, Including the Addresses and Miscellany Relating to the Centennial Celebration of the First Large Astronomical Observatory in America
Cincinnati The Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio and the University of Cincinnati 1944 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Front hinge cracked, water damage to top corner of rear boards, some pages foxed. 
Navy cloth with printed paper label on front boards. Introduction by Beverley W. Bond, Jr. Illustrations. A history of the oldest professional astronomical observatory in the United States and "the birthplace of American astronomy", still in use today. ; 63 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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How to Use a Computerized Telescope, Covington, Michael A.
2 Covington, Michael A. How to Use a Computerized Telescope
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2002 0521007909 / 9780521007900 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Photos, illustrations. ; Practical Amateur Astronomy; 223 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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3 Duppa-Whyte, Vic; Stimpson, Tom; Moore, Patrick The Space Shuttle Action Book
NY Random House 1983 0394856023 / 9780394856025 First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed. 
Six double-page pop-up spreads showing scenes from launch, operation, and return of the American space shuttle rockets. One pop-up mechanica of space shuttle being built has an unglued tab. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space, Klassi, Jason
4 Klassi, Jason The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space
Los Angeles, CA Space Traveler Publishing 2012 0981767400 / 9780981767406 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Many illustrations. A combination of self-actualization, inspiration and astronomy "that will leave you empowered, inspired and forever transformed." 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Apollo Moon Rocks, Langseth, Marcus; Langseth, Lillian
5 Langseth, Marcus; Langseth, Lillian Apollo Moon Rocks
NY Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Inspiring gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed and tattered. Illustrated by Richard Cuffari 
Many black and white photographs. Unpaginated. [64] pp. Pictorial boards. Glossary, appendices. A book written for young readers about moon rocks published three years after the historic Apollo 11 moon landing. Photographs include shots of astronaut Buzz Aldrin, astronaut footprints in moon dust, moon rocks and many detailed images of the moon's surface. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Beginner's Star-Book: an Easy Guide to the Stars and to the Astronomical Uses of the Opera-Glass, the Field-Glass and the Telescope, McKready, Kelvin; [Murphy, Edgar Gardner]
6 McKready, Kelvin; [Murphy, Edgar Gardner] A Beginner's Star-Book: an Easy Guide to the Stars and to the Astronomical Uses of the Opera-Glass, the Field-Glass and the Telescope
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1937 Fourth Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Possible ex-library copy with scars on front and rear pastedown endpapers, front hinge cracked, boards heavily worn, spine faded, shaken. 
An introduction to star gazing for the general reader who does not have sophisticated astronomy equipment written by a progressive Alabama Episcopal priest, Edgar Gardner Murphy, under his pen name Kelvin McKready. His wife, Maude King Murphy revised this fourth edition. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and Saturn design stamped on front boards. Index, many maps, illustrations and photos of the sun, moon and stars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Man Among the Stars, Muller, Wolfgang D.
7 Muller, Wolfgang D. Man Among the Stars
NY Criterion Books 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, foxed and lightly tattered. 
Blue cloth binding. "One of Germany's top science writers probes the beginnings, progress and prospects of man's imminent first venture into space. His up-to-date and highly readable study gives a full, detailed picture of this newest frontier of science - and what it may mean to our society." (from front jacket blurb). Photos, further reading list. ; 307 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Rocks from Space:  Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters, Norton, O. Richard
8 Norton, O. Richard Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters
Missoula, MT Mountain Press Publishing Company 1994 0878423028 / 9780878423026 Softcover Good; Usual library stamps and markings, covers heavily creased and curled and starting to delaminate. 
Many photos. Index. Illustrations by Dorothy S. Norton. ; Ex-Library; 446 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Earth's Nearest Neighbor, Parker, Bertha Morris
9 Parker, Bertha Morris The Earth's Nearest Neighbor
Evanston, IL Row, Peterson & Company 1941 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers worn at spine. 
Great vintage children's book about the moon. Wonderful period illustrations and photos, including color cover of lunar landscape by Frederick E. Seyfarth. Pictorial stapled wraps. ; Basic Science Education; 36 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Case for Going to the Moon, Ruzic, Neil P.
10 Ruzic, Neil P. The Case for Going to the Moon
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1965 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front pastedown, jacket rubbed. 
Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. Black cloth with title and crescent moon stamped in silver on front boards. Index, photos. ; 239 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ecce Coelum;  Or, Parish Astronomy, in Six Lectures, [Burr, Rev. E. F. ]
11 [Burr, Rev. E. F. ] Ecce Coelum; Or, Parish Astronomy, in Six Lectures
NY American Tract Society 1867 Later Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front free endpaper missing and front signature loose. 
Original brown blindstamped cloth. ; 198 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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