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Recommendations

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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Listen! The Wind

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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North to the Orient

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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Little People's Book of Airships

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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Lunar Surveyor Photo Archive

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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Hand-painted sign commemorating the first commercial transpolar flight

AIRPORT SIGN,
FROM THE FIRST COMMERCIAL TRANSPOLAR FLIGHT

(DUSTIN, Frederick G.). Hand-painted sign commemorating the first commercial transpolar flight. Rio de Janeiro, 1968.

Unique artifact, documenting the historic first commercial round-the-world flight, tracking longitudinally across the two poles and touching down on all seven continents, including Antarctica. $1500.

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Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique

"THE FIRST FULL-LENGTH ACCOUNT OF THE EXPERIMENTS WITH BALLOON FLIGHT CONDUCTED BY THE MONTGOLFIER BROTHERS IN 1783"

(MONTGOLFIER BROTHERS) FAUJAS DE SAINT-FOND, Barthélemy. Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique. Bruxelles, 1784.

Early edition, published one year after the Paris first, of the first account of the Montgolfier brothers' historic experiments with balloon flight conducted in 1783, including the two-page supplement describing the first manned flight, performed on November 20, 1783. Illustrated with frontispiece and eight engraved plates, in contemporary sheep. $1500.

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Bring Me a Unicorn

BEAUTIFULLY INSCRIBED BY ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. Bring Me a Unicorn. New York, 1972.

First edition, second printing, of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's highly praised early memoir, beautifully inscribed on the title page to her close neighbors and friends, "For Jinny and John Oldrin (The beginning of an old story: The introduction may amuse you and the early excitement of flying the early days) with warm feelings and neighborliness, from Anne," featuring 24 pages of illustrations. $1100.

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