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Hardcover:

9780521321136 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $73.99

Paperback:

9780521627559 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1998), cover price $64.99

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Product Description: This is an ideal book for starting astronomy. It stirs the imagination, and puts observation of the sky into the framework of leisure activity as well as a personal adventure. Written by an award winning astronomer, it is a non-technical guide to the night sky, full of practical hints...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780521391122, titled "The Sky: A User's Guide" | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 22, 1991, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Inroduces beginners to amateur astronomy, describes what to look for and when--beginning with the solar system and moving on to the stars--and offers suggestions for better observations

Paperback:

9780521459587, titled "The Sky: A User's Guide" | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1994, cover price $23.00 | also contains Bound: History | About this edition: This is an ideal book for starting astronomy.

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Paperback:

9781931559331 | Sky Pub Corp, March 30, 2006, cover price $13.95
9780816513178 | Univ of Arizona Pr, July 1, 1992, cover price $17.95

Product Description: Book by Levy, David H.

Hardcover:

9780816511495 | Univ of Arizona Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Book by Levy, David H.

Paperback:

9780816515240 | Reissue edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, August 1, 1995), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Book by Levy, David H.

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Product Description: This reference contains essential information from its parent text: "Radiologic Guide to Medical Devices and Foreign Bodies" in a pocket-size format. This pocket-guide contains illustrations of fractures, surgical procedures, skeletal maturation, and patterns of dentition...read more

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9780815155416 | Mosby Inc, March 1, 1994, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: This reference contains essential information from its parent text: "Radiologic Guide to Medical Devices and Foreign Bodies" in a pocket-size format.

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Product Description: With their bright tails and otherworldly beauty, comets have fascinated mankind for centuries. They have heralded doom, they may have helped create life on Earth, and they may have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. In The Quest for Comets, one of the discoverers of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 writes an exhilarating, eloquent history of comet hunting and hunters, comet collisions, and more...read more

Hardcover:

9780306446511 | Plenum Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of comets, discusses the effects of comet collisions with the Earth, and suggests what should be done to survive future collisions

Paperback:

9780380725267 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, September 1, 1995), cover price $12.50 | About this edition: With their bright tails and otherworldly beauty, comets have fascinated mankind for centuries.
9780192861818 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $10.01 | also contains Home for a Bunny | About this edition: This illustrated account of comets has been written by the co-discoverer of Shoemaker-Levy 9, the comet that collided with Jupiter in July 1994.

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Offers an introduction to astronomy, and includes advice on observing the stars and planets (view table of contents)
By David H. Levy and John O'Byrne (editor)

Hardcover:

9780783547510 | Time Life Education, September 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers an introduction to astronomy, and includes advice on observing the stars and planets

Paperback:

9780737000795 | Time Life Education, March 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers an introduction to astronomy, and includes advice on observing the stars and planets

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The comet's co-discoverer tells the story of the important celestial event, from the comet's discovery to its impact with Jupiter on July 16, 1994

Hardcover:

9780306450884 | Plenum Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The comet's co-discoverer tells the story of the important celestial event, from the comet's discovery to its impact with Jupiter on July 16, 1994

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Provides an overview of the solar system and its various parts, as well as such other related topics as stars, galaxies, telescopes and observatories, and more

Hardcover:

9780809492466 | Time Life Education, March 1, 1996, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Provides an overview of the solar system and its various parts, as well as such other related topics as stars, galaxies, telescopes and observatories, and more

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Shows how to observe the sun safely, explore the Moon's craters, and locate constellations, planets, and stars in the night sky (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780306456381 | Plenum Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Shows how to observe the sun safely, explore the Moon's craters, and locate constellations, planets, and stars in the night sky

Paperback:

9780306456398 | Basic Books, August 21, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Shows how to observe the sun safely, explore the Moon's craters, and locate constellations, planets, and stars in the night sky

Offers tips on choosing skywatching tools, gives hints for sketching and photographing the night sky, and provides celestial charts (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780783549415 | Time Life Education, October 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers tips on choosing skywatching tools, gives hints for sketching and photographing the night sky, and provides celestial charts

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Product Description: David Levy brings these "ghostly apparitions" to life. With fascinating scenarios both real and imagined, he shows how comets have wreaked their special havoc on Earth and other planets. Beginning with ground zero as comets take form, we track the paths their icy, rocky masses take around our universe and investigate the enormous potential that future comets have to directly affect the way we live on this planet and what we might find as we travel to other planets...read more

Paperback:

9780684852553 | Touchstone Books, May 20, 1998, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A guide to the history of comets explores the perennial beliefs that comets affect human behavior and foretell the future, the possibility of a comet's collision with Earth, and the latest discoveries

Miscellaneous:

9781439136898 | Touchstone Books, May 20, 1998, cover price $12.99

Prebinding:

9781439503881 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: David Levy brings these "ghostly apparitions" to life.

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A virtual reality laboratory on CD-ROM complements a fascinating look at recent developments in the fields of quantum physics and space science, discussing topics ranging from quarks and quasars to stars and galaxies. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780671012045 | Hardcover with CD edition (Byron Preiss Multimedia Books, November 1, 1998), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A virtual reality laboratory on CD-ROM complements a look at recent developments in the fields of quantum physics and space science, discussing topics ranging from quarks and quasars to stars and galaxies

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The author of More Things in Heaven and Earth provides a firsthand account of the 1999 solar eclipse that describes his observations of and reactions to the event and discusses the history of solar eclipses, why they happen, and their influence. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780743407274 | Ibooks, October 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The author of More Things in Heaven and Earth provides a firsthand account of the 1999 solar eclipse that describes his observations of and reactions to the event and discusses the history of solar eclipses, why they happen, and their influence.

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An author and amateur astromer describes his work with famed scientist Eugene Shoemaker and his wife, Carolyn, as he details their discovery of one of the most interesting comets in recent memory, Shoemaker-Levy 9, which smashed into Jupiter in 1997. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780691002255 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Portrays geologist Eugene Shoemaker and explains the scientific reasoning that led him to construct his 'impact theory,' in which collisions with comets created craters on the moon and several bodies in the solar system.

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The nation's foremost scientific journal uses recent research and pioneering new theories to present a compelling portrait of the universe, featuring essays from the groundbreaking cosmologists, writing on the atomic structure of life, and speculations on the existence of extraterrestrial life. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
By David H. Levy (editor)

Hardcover:

9780312254537 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, November 1, 2000), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Explores the mysteries of the universe in a collection of essays by some of the world's leading scientists, who address fundamental concepts of cosmology ranging from the Big Bang to the atomic structure of life on Earth

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Product Description: Over the centuries the starry night sky has inspired poets and scientists alike, and though the fruits of these inspirations take very different forms, they often enrich each other. Acclaimed science writer David Levy, the codiscoverer of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, has written this wonderful jewel of a book to celebrate the complementary visions of human wonder and curiosity that are expressed in the separate disciplines of poetry and astronomy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9781573928878 | Prometheus Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: Over the centuries the starry night sky has inspired poets and scientists alike, and though the fruits of these inspirations take very different forms, they often enrich each other.

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A complete, illustrated guide for amateur astronomers describes twenty telescope tours of some of the sky's most fascinating phenomena, as well as information on skywatching tools and equipment, celestial bodies and artificial satellites, constellations, and more. Original. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780737000962 | Time Life Education, April 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers tips on choosing skywatching tools, gives hints for sketching and photographing the night sky, and provides celestial charts.

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Looks at ideas and achievements in science, including microfilm, the telephone, noble gases, and the parachute, as were reported in the pages of Scientific American.
By Peter Jedicke (editor) and David H. Levy (editor)

Paperback:

9780743413084 | Ibooks, August 1, 2001, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Looks at ideas and achievements in science, including microfilm, the telephone, noble gases, and the parachute, as were reported in the pages of Scientific American.

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Presents biographies of astronomers throughout history, including Galileo, Christiaan Huygens, and Edwin Hubble, and documents their discoveries. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9781573929318 | Prometheus Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Presents biographies of astronomers throughout history, including Galileo, Christiaan Huygens, and Edwin Hubble, and documents their discoveries.

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Inroduces beginners to amateur astronomy, describes what to look for and when--beginning with the solar system and moving on to the stars--and offers suggestions for better observations. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780521797535 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 2002), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Inroduces beginners to amateur astronomy, describes what to look for and when--beginning with the solar system and moving on to the stars--and offers suggestions for better observations.

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Paperback:

9780691113258 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 4, 2002), cover price $32.95

By David H. Levy (foreword by)

Paperback:

9780446679534 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, December 1, 2002), cover price $12.95

Miscellaneous:

9780759597853 | Grand Central Pub, December 2, 2002, cover price $8.99

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Hardcover:

9780943396804 | Willmann-Bell, April 1, 2003, cover price $34.95

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