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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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"THE MOST READABLE OF OFFICIAL HISTORIES": THE WAR IN THE AIR, IN SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS, WITH ALL MAPS IN THE ORIGINAL MAP CASES

(WORLD WAR I) RALEIGH, Walter, and JONES, Henry Arthur. The War in the Air. Oxford, 1922-37. Seven volumes plus two map cases, for a total of nine volumes.

First edition of Raleigh’s analytical history of the Royal Air Force’s contribution during the First World War, continued by Jones after Raleigh’s untimely death, with dozens of folding maps printed in color in the seven text volumes, in scarce original dust jackets, complete with 70 additional folding maps housed in two map cases. $6500.

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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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INSCRIBED BY BOTH 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. Inscribed on the half title: “For Mayor and Mrs. Theodore J. Koenig, from Anne Morrow Lindbergh” and beneath his wife’s inscription Charles Lindbergh has signed, “Charles A. Lindbergh. Long Barn, 1936.” $2900.

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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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THE ORIGINS OF THE GOODYEAR BLIMP

ALLEN, Hugh. The Story of the Airship. Akron, 1931.

Early edition of this guide to zeppelins, balloons, and blimps, with 129 photographs and an introduction by Goodyear president P.W. Litchfield, signed by pioneer aviator Billy Parker and over three dozen of his aviators at the 1931 National Air Races in Cleveland. $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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BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY RAY BRADBURY WITH HIS SKETCH OF STARS

(BRADBURY, Ray) HARTMANN, William K., SOKOLOV, Andre, MILLER, Ron, MYAGKOV, Vitaly, eds. In the Stream of Stars… Soviet/American Space Art Book. New York, 1990.

First edition of an expansive, richly illustrated volume celebrating the brilliance of American and Soviet artists, featuring Ray Bradbury's moving lead essay that urges humanity to meet the challenge of the universe and "fall upward," wonderfully inscribed by Bradbury across an entire page with his sweeping sketch of stars, profusely illustrated with over 140 illustrations, most color and full page. $2200.

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"THE HELICOPTER HAS LESS STABILITY THAN THE AEROPLANE… IN CASE OF THE ENGINE STOPPING THE MACHINE HAS NO MEANS OF GLIDING SAFELY TO EARTH"

PORTER, J. Robertson. The Helicopter Flying-Machine. London, 1911.

First edition of this examination and comparative analysis of non-airplane flying machines including the helicopter and the turbine machine. $1750.

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