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    Michael Collins: Carrying the Fire Book Signed. An Astronaut's Journeys (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974). First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Collins on the front free endpaper: "For Carol James,/ with all good wishes,/ and thanks for all your/ help at NASM./ Michael Collins". Octavo. 478 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's cloth and $10.00 price on dust jacket. Collins was the director of the National Air and Space Museum for several years. Ms. James was a volunteer there. Fine.

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