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Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa 1973

By: N/A

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Astronomical Society of Southern Africa: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajaj

Condition: Good


46 pages. The cover of this journal is light discoloured. The stapled binding is secure and sure. The contents are clear, clean, complete, distinct. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa 1973

By: N/A

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Astronomical Society of Southern Africa: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajak

Condition: Fair


46 pages. The cover of this journal is light discoloured. The stapled binding is secure and sure. The contents are clear, clean, complete, distinct. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Cosmic Spirit

By: Berell, R Dr

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Avrille Berell Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: chay

Condition: Very Good


The boards are slightly shelf rubbed and chipped at the corners. Internally clean and tightly bond. Complete with 53 + 31 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Seeing the Southern Sky

By: Calder, David

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Whitcoulls Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: akfx

ISBN: 0723304904

Condition: Good


boards are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn, small tear close to spine. mildly tanned. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Portraits of the Wild - Southern Africa

By: Cubitt, Gerald

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Hirt And Carter: 1986

Seller ID: 4qk

ISBN: 1851060375

Condition: Very Good


heavy, extra postage may be required outside South Africa. some shelf wear on jacket. internally clean, neat and intact. very good copy. [SK]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Navigateur Interplanetaire

By: Diarra, Modibo Cheick

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Albin Michel: 2000

Seller ID: cgpp

ISBN: 2226111158

Condition: Good


The wraps are in a good condition, except for some minor creasing and a bit shelf rubbed. Internally clean and Tightly bound. Complete with 323 pages. French language. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa 1974

By: Fairall, A. P. (ed)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Astronomical Society of Southern Africa: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajal

Condition: Very Good


50 pages. The cover has mild shelf tanning along the stapled spine. Otherwise, the cover is healthy and clear. The contents are clean, firmly attached, complete. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for A Catalogue of 3007 Stars, for the equinox 1890.0, from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope during the years 1885 to 1885 - With Appendices:- 1.-Comparison with other catalogues. II.-Meridian Observations of "Canis Majoris, Canis Minoris, (b) Centauri, (a1) & (a2) Centauri. III.- Positions of Southern Circumpolar Stars

A Catalogue of 3007 Stars, for the equinox 1890.0, from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope during the years 1885 to 1885 - With Appendices:- 1.-Comparison with other catalogues. II.-Meridian Observations of "Canis Majoris, Canis Minoris, (b) Centauri, (a1) & (a2) Centauri. III.- Positions of Southern Circumpolar Stars

By: Gill, David (under direction of)

Price: $49.40

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29ky

Condition: Very Good


263 pages (complete). A placid copy. The evening-blue boards are neat, agreeable. There is shelving wear to the corners and edges. The contents are benign and expectant. Previous owner stamps (Royal Society of Edinburgh). The pages are uncut at the top. The front pages have some storage wear and creasing. The frontis and end papers have storage marks. The title page has some storage staining along the top rim. The contents are most pleasing. They are calm, clean, clear, confident, conscientious, sober, detailed, decided. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book... View more info

Image for A Catalogue of 8560 Astrographic Standard Stars between declinations -40* and -52* for the equinox 1900 from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, During the Years 1896-99 - with appendices: I.- Comparison with other Catalogues and Derivation of Proper Motions.  II.- Mean Declinations of 197 Fundamental Stars. III.- Catalogue of 134 miscellaneous stars

A Catalogue of 8560 Astrographic Standard Stars between declinations -40* and -52* for the equinox 1900 from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, During the Years 1896-99 - with appendices: I.- Comparison with other Catalogues and Derivation of Proper Motions. II.- Mean Declinations of 197 Fundamental Stars. III.- Catalogue of 134 miscellaneous stars

By: Gill, Sir David (under direction of)

Price: $52.25

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28ky

Condition: Good


403 pages (complete). A sturdy copy. The evening-blue boards have storage knocks and wear, scuffing, marks. They are steady and sure. Within, the early pages have been stained about edges and are waved from damp storage conditions. There are previous owner stamps (The Royal Society of Edinburgh). Most of the pages are uncut at the top. In general, the contents are tranquil, clean, clear, diligent, assured, assiduous, confident, competent. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fkOrder... View more info

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Catalogue of 1680 Stars for the equinox 1900*0 from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, during the years 1905-1906

By: Gill, Sir David (under direction of) ; Hough, S S (introduction)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27ky

Condition: Good


44 pages (complete). A benign copy. The evening-blue boards have been stained about the edges and corners from damp storage conditions. The consequences within are that the bottom corners and page edges have damp tide-marks. The boards are steady, sound. The contents are mild. Previous owner stamps (Royal Society of Edinburgh). Some pages are uncut at the top. Aside from the damp consequences, the contents are clean, clear, confident, competent, diligent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Fundamental Catalogue of 1293 Stars for the equinox 1900 from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, during the years 1905 - 1911

By: Gill, Sir David and Hough, S S (under direction of)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: 1915, His Majesty's Stationery Office, London:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26ky

Condition: Very Good


27 pages (complete). A benign copy. The boards have wear to the edges and corners. The bottom rear corner has storage staining. The boards have wear about the edges, corners from storage. They are steady, sound. The contents are mild. They are clean, clear, assured, diligent, agreeable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Stargazing under the Southern Skies

By: Hirst, Robin and Sally

Price: $4.75

Publisher: The Macmillen Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9ki

Condition: Fair


The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed with minor ceasing, probably caused by some dampness. This pamphlet is internally clean, except for some scars at the rear pages. Tightly bound and complete with approximately 14 unnumbered pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa 1976

By: Hurley, R. F. (ed)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Astronomical Society of Southern Africa: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajai

Condition: Good


50 pages. The cover of this journal is light discoloured. The stapled binding is secure and sure. The contents are clear, clean, complete, distinct. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Magnitudes of Stars contained in the Cape Zone Catalogue of 20,843 Stars for equinox 1900 - Zones-40* to -52*

By: Jones, H Spencer

Price: $30.40

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12le

Condition: Poor


140 pages (complete). A resolute copy. At some stage the book has languished in damp storage conditions. Consequently, the boards are stained, damaged at the side edges; within, the early and later pages are stained. The contents are a bit waved. The boards are steady and sound. The contents, aside from that mentioned above, are orderly, neat, clean, clear, diligent, presentable. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

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Verification and Extension of La Caille's Arc of Meridian at The Cape of Good Hope - 2 Volumes

By: Maclear, Sir Thomas

Price: $665.00

Publisher: Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty: 1866

Seller ID: 90nr

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). A sturdy, sound set. From the library of Robert Gray, once Bishop and Archbishop of Cape Town. The first free page is beautifully and carefully inscribed: "Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to the Right Reverend Robert Gray DD Lord Bishop of Cape Town & Metropolitan Bishop's Court". Gray was one of the most influential and significant of clergyman in the history of South Africa. He was the first Anglican bishop, he founded the famous 'Bishops' school, he recommended the subdivision of the Diocese (a consequence of which was the open path... View more info

Image for Results of Astronomical Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope in the Year 1857 / Results of Astronomical Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, in the Year 1858

Results of Astronomical Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope in the Year 1857 / Results of Astronomical Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, in the Year 1858

By: Maclear, Sir Thos.

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Saul Solomon & Co., Cape Town: 1872

Seller ID: 51mm

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes in one book (complete). The blue boards are scuffed, worn, knocked, marked from use and storage. They are steady and sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are healthy, assured, clean, clear, fresh-faced, assiduous, agreeably competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The astronomy of Southern Africa

By: Moore, Patrick ; Collins, Pete

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Howard Timmins: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bhax

ISBN: 086978143X

Condition: Good


jacket is rubbed, chipped and creased. edge wear on boards. tanning, foxing and marks. well bound. fairly good copy and jacket.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Other Suns Than Ours

By: Proctor, Richard A

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Company: 1903

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 60js

Condition: Very Good


The boards are slightly shelf rubbed and show age related marks and insect damage. There is a rubber stamp on the front end page as well as on the half title page. Internally clean and tightly bound. The spine is slightly cracked within at the back and staining are visible. There is a pencil inscription on the half title page. It appears, as if this book is a gift from the Ranfurly Library Service and does not appear to be a library book. Complete with 419 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Southern Sky

By: Reidy, David : Wallace, Ken

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Southern Book Publishers: 1987

Seller ID: bgva

ISBN: 1868120953

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed. light tanning and marks. ownership inscription. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Manuel Pratique d'Astronomie

By: Rudaux, Lucien

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Biblioteque Larousse, Paris: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: auxi

Condition: Fair


256 pages (complete). In French throughout. Lucien Rudaux was an astronomical painter and pioneer. His paintings of the surface of the Moon and of Mars were sufficiently prescient and accurate that they are still held true today! A crater on Mars has been named after him. His photographs of the planets (in this book) were among the best of their kind at the time. His methods blazed a path followed by many. This copy of this fascinating book is quarter leather. It is much worn and knocked about from storage. The covers, edges, corners and spine are worn and scruffy and marked. The papertrims ar... View more info