Astronomy, Cosmos, cosmology
London: the journal, 1952 - 1954. Fine copies in original plain printed tobacco-brown wraps, semi-coated paperstock throughout with 9x6 inches, staplebound. Photographs, charts, plenty of math. One copy has a small ink splash on cover and one corner was very faintly worn. An order form is laid into one issue;...
New York: Kensington Books, 1998. 342p., very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Second book in a series of gay mysteries with journalist detective Mark Manning. Gunn page 135. Author worked on the Chicago Tribune for unspecified length of time, hence the interesting insiderisms; and has a lifelong...
London: Published for the Interrnational African Institute by the Oxford University Press, 1955. Hardcover. xvii, 243p., second printing of the 1954 original; hardbound 10x6.2 inch waxed blue cloth boards gilt (standard OUP production) in dust jacket. A bit edgeworn with some toning and tiny dings to casing, jacket has marginal...
Geneva: Editions du Mont-Blanc, 1967. 185p., illustrated with l5 inserted coated plates variously from photography and an artist's drawing board, each facing a page of Jacot's commentary. First American edition openweave cloth boards gilt in dust jacket. Jacket is a little edgeworn, an entirely clean sound copy, near fine. Jacot...
New York: Arno & The New York Times, 1969. [vi], 195p. , ex library Reprint of 1886 edition. American labor, from conspiracy to collective bargaining. "Scientist, astronomer, and America's first mathematical economist. He was an opponent of labour unions." *Mark Blaug, ed. Who's who in economics.
Oakland: Kennedy Art Center Gallery /Holy Names College, 1999. Unpaginated, some 19 full-color exhibit images from photography, printed announcement leaf with map to gallery laid in, 8.2x6 inch cardstock wraps. A very good copy. Astronomically themed works by the Bay Area-based Korean immigrant artist.
Reykjavik: Mimir, April 1981. Paperback. 111p., illustrated with frontispiece (aerial view of Florentine basilica) and numerous appended line maps and diagrams showing perceptions how the star Polaris lines up with immense geographical distances involving Iceland, Denmark and Italy [&c], with a plat map of Florence and a mystical elevation of...
San Anselmo: Vernal Equinox Press, 1985. Unpaginated preliminaries, 166p., illustrated with old and new figures in the text, first edition softback in glossy 8.5 x 5.5 inch wraps. Mildest edgewear. Author has two books on tarot and one on Jungian tales for kids. Well-argued from a well-read point of view.