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    Joe Allen Signed Books (Two): Entering Space, An Astronaut's Odyssey (Revised Edition- Hardback and Paperback Editions). (New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1985). Both first edition, first printings, signed on the half title page in black ink: "Joe Allen/ STS-5 'Columbia'/ STS-51A 'Discovery'". "This account of what it is like to round the earth 17 times a day is direct and clear, full of non-technical detail... it is altogether a strikingly beautiful book." (Scientific American). Hardbound in a dust jacket and softbound, quarto, 239 pages, illustrated. Very good. From the family collection of the late Tom McFadden.

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    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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