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SIGNED BY RICHARD FEYNMAN

FEYNMAN, Richard P. Recommendations. No place, circa 1986.

Mimeograph of the galleys of the Recommendations of the Rogers Commission tasked with investigating the Challenger disaster, signed on the front page by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman with his additional note: "PRIVATE (CLOSE HOLD)." $22,500.

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(ALDRIN, Buzz) MAILER, Norman. Moonfire. Cologne, 2009.

Exquisite Taschen limited edition of Mailer's triumph of space journalism, number 1450 of 1957 copies (out of a total edition of 1969 copies) lushly illustrated with photographic images and four fold-out plates and wonderfully housed in a molded space-themed white resin box with a Plexiglass window, with an archival-quality photographic print of the moon landing signed by Buzz Aldrin and framed in Plexiglass. This copy additionally signed on the title page by photographer Lawrence Schiller, who developed the idea for this edition. $9800.

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"AN EPOCH-MAKING STEP IN THE EVOLUTION OF MAN"

(APOLLO ASTRONAUTS) BEDINI, Silvio. VON BRAUN, Wernher. WHIPPLE, Fred L. Moon: Man's Greatest Adventure. New York, [1973].

First edition of this large, lavishly illustrated celebration of humankind's journey to the moon, signed and inscribed on the first leaf by 14 Mercury, Apollo and Skylab astronauts: Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Scott Carpenter, Gene Cernan, Gordon Cooper, Walt Cunningham, Charles Duke, Fred Haise, Joe Kerwin, Jack Lousma, Edgar Mitchell, Rusty Schweickart, Thomas Stafford and Paul Weitz. Additionally inscribed by Aldrin on the color frontispiece photographic portrait of him standing on the lunar surface. $8500.

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“THE FINAL STEPS OF APOLLO”

(CERNAN, Gene). Map inscribed (Apollo XVII, last Apollo moon landing). Washington, 1974.

Second edition of this lunar topographic map, compiled from Apollo orbital film, boldly inscribed: “The valley of Taurus Littrow—Home of the final steps of Apollo. Dec. 11-14, 1972. Gene Cernan, CDR Apollo XVII.” $5800.

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SIGNED BY CARPENTER, COOPER AND SCHIRRA

CARPENTER, M. Scott, COOPER, L. Gordon, Jr., GLENN, John H., Jr., GRISSOM, Virgil I., SCHIRRA, Walter M., Jr., SHEPARD, Alan B., Jr., SLAYTON, Donald K. We Seven. New York, 1962.

First edition of this comprehensive and engaging first-hand account of the genesis of America’s manned space program, richly illustrated with photographs, and inscribed by three of the Mercury astronauts with their names and mission designations: Scott Carpenter (Aurora 7), Wally Schirra (Sigma 7) and Gordon Cooper (Faith 7). $3900.

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CUT-AWAY DIAGRAM OF THE SATURN V ROCKET, SIGNED BY FOUR APOLLO ASTRONAUTS, INCLUDING BUZZ ALDRIN

(APOLLO ASTRONAUTS) (ALDRIN, Buzz, et al.). Document signed. Huntsville, Alabama, 1972.

Half-tone black-and-white print depicting a cut-away view of the Saturn V rocket as configured during the Apollo project, inscribed by the second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin ("AS 506, Apollo XI"), and three other Apollo astronauts with their names and flight numbers: Tom Stafford ("AS 505, Apollo X"), Fred Haise ("AS 508, Apollo XIII") and Edgar Mitchell ("AS 509, Apollo XIV"). $3500.

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INSCRIBED BY ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH AND CHARLES LINDBERGH

LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. Listen! The Wind. New York, 1938.

First edition, presentation copy, inscribed on the half title by Anne to a member of the prominent Goodyear family and the first president of the Museum of Modern Art: "For Mr Conger Goodyear from Anne" and continued by Charles: "and Charles Lindbergh. Illiec, 1938." $3200.

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SIGNED BY ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH AND CHARLES LINDBERGH

LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. North to the Orient. New York, 1935.

First edition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's account of her journey to Alaska and along the Arctic Circle to Russia, China and Japan. Signed on the half-title by Anne Morrow Lindbergh and signed on the same page in the year of publication by Charles Lindbergh with his inscribed, "North Haven—1935." $2900.

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VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE DOCUMENTING SURVEYORS 2 AND 3

[NASA]. Lunar Surveyor Photo Archive. Los Angeles, 1965. Sixty-nine vintage black-and-white photographs documenting the assembly and transport of Surveyors 2 and 3, two of the spacecraft NASA used to scout lunar landing sites for the Apollo program. $2500.

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A BEAUTIFUL NISTER PRODUCTION: LITTLE PEOPLE’S BOOK OF AIRSHIPS, 1906

NISTER, Ernest. Little People's Book of Airships. London: Ernest Nister; New York, (circa 1906).

First edition of an exceptional Ernest Nister picture book, with 14 wonderful full-page aeronautical color plates and 16 full-page pen-and-ink line cuts in sepia, colorful chromolithographic front board, a splendid copy. $2500.

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