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Various science-related books. You choose. $3.00 each.

Cosmic Coincidences, Dark Matter, Mankind, and Anthropic Cosmology by John Gribbin and Martin Rees. Published by Bantam Books. 1989. Trade paperback, 8.25" x 5.25" x 1" (302 numbered pages). Book is in very good shape. No creases, rips, or marks. Binding is tight. Excepting age, generally like new.

Astronomy, A Self-Teaching Guide, 2nd Edition by Dinah L. Moche. Published by John Wiley & Sons, 1981. No rips or creases. Binding is tight and uncreased. Has three markings. The back cover has a small gouge near the upper right corner. The gouge does not penetrate the cover. In addition, two "front matter" pages include crayon artwork by my then-budding artist son. The remaining interior pages are clean and the included "quiz type" questions are unanswered. Other than the three markings, the volume is in nice condition. Paperback, 10" x 6.75" x 0.625" (284 numbered pages plus seasonal start charts).

The Comet is Coming, The Feverish Legacy of Mr. Halley by Nigel Calder. Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1985. The book included a small (1.75" diameter) stick on advertising label stating "The Year of the Comet." The glue that held the label on has long since dried out, but the label is included if you want to reattach it. Trade paperback, 9" x 6" x 0.5" (160 numbered pages).

Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas. Published by Bantam Books. Circa 1984. Trade paperback, 8.25" x 5.25" x 0.5" (168 numbered pages). Book is in good shape, but shows its age. No creases, rips, or marks, but the paper has yellowed. Binding is tight. Minor wear where the binding meets the front and back covers. Still quite readable.

Sympathetic Vibrations, Reflections on Physics as a Way of Life by K.C. Cole. Published by Bantam Books. 1985. Trade paperback, 9" x 6" x 1" (352 numbered pages). Book is in good readable shape. No rips or marks. Binding is tight. Pages are yellowed due to age and there is minor wear along the interface between the binding and front cover, as well as two small creases at the bottom of the front cover.

The Lost Tomb by Kent R. Weeks, Ph.D. Published by William Morrow and Company, 1998. No rips or creases. Binding is tight and uncreased. Has a small felt tip remainder mark on the top edge of the pages. No other markings. Other than the remainder mark, the volume is in like new condition. First edition paperback, 9" x 5.75" x 1" (330 numbered pages).

The View from Nebo, How Archaeology is Rewriting the Bible and Reshaping the Middle East by Amy Dockser Marcus. Published by Little, Brown and Company, 2000. Dust cover intact. No rips or creases. Binding is tight. Volume has a felt tip remainder mark on the bottom edge of the pages. Otherwise like new. First Edition Hardcover, 9.5" x 6.25" x 1" (284 numbered pages).

Egypt of the Pharaohs by Sir Alan Gardiner. Published by Oxford University Press, originally in 1964. The date of this 26th reprinting is uncertain, but likely circa 2000. No markings, rips, or creases. Binding is tight and uncreased. Other than its age, the volume is in like new condition. Paperback, 8" x 5.25" x 1" (461 numbered pages).

Ramses, Volume III, The Battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq. Published by Warner Books in 1998. The pages of this book have no markings, rips, or creases; but the cover shows a bit of wear. The lower right front cover is dogeared and the lower right back cover has a small rip. Otherwise, the cover is clean. The binding is tight and uncreased. While it shows some wear, the volume is in nice readable condition. First paperback printing, 8" x 5.25" x 1" (377 numbered pages). THIS BOOK IS HISTORICAL FICTION.

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