ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES SIGNED BY BUZZ ALDRIN
ALDRIN, Buzz. Magnificent Desolation. Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission With the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Man's First Footsteps on the Moon. Reno, Nevada: Jack Bacon, 2009. Quarto, original half silver lambskin, original half black cloth.
Signed limited first edition of this richly photo-illustrated commemoration of the Apollo 11 space mission, number 146 of only 500 copies signed on the half title by Buzz Aldrin.
Written autobiographically by Buzz Aldrin and photo-illustrated with dozens of beautiful contemporary color images, this work celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. It also contains a wonderful foreword by former NASA flight director Eugene Krantz, who worked at NASA during the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs and served as flight director for odd-numbered Apollo missions including Apollo 11. With certificate of authenticity laid in.
Signature bold. About-fine condition.