Good in good dust jacket. 1968. 96 pages. Pictorial green and purple dust jacket, green boards with black lettering. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some foxing. Binding has remained firm. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to edges and corners, corners are bumped. Clipped dust jacket is mildly rub worn with some slight chipping and small tears to edges. Loss to top and bottom of spine. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1476174629AL (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Very Good-in Very Good-dust jacket. No signatures. Ink number on front endpaper. Some rubbing and creasing to margins of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 96 pages. Green boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 210 x 134mm. Purple illustrated endpapers. Illustrated by Cyril Deakins. Astronomy, aimed at younger readers. "Who could ask for a better of more experienced guide to the Planetaria of the world than Patrick Moore? Boys and girls who are fascinated by astronomy and all the new, exciting ventures into space will find Mr. Moore's account very much to their taste. And once again Cyril Deakins has brought the pages vividly to life with over fifty drawings."-from dust-jacket blurb. Contents: Among the Stars; Star Globes and Orreries; The first Planetarium; Theatre of the Stars; Speeding-up the Solar System; Some special Effects; Space-travel in the Planetarium; The Celestial Sphere; Patterns of Stars; The Depths of Space; In the Planetarium; Glossary; Index.
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