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    Pictorial History of Cape Kennedy 1950 - 1965 Signed by Fifteen Renowned Astronauts including the complete crews of Apollo 1 and Apollo 11. Six moonwalkers have signed and the signatures also include the complete crews of Gemini 3, Gemini 8, Gemini 11, Gemini 12, and Apollo 12.

    Pictorial History of Cape Kennedy 1950 - 1965
    . Sponsored by the South Brevard Beaches Chamber of Commerce. Indialantic, Florida: C. W. Scarboro, 1965. Quarto. 207 [208] pages. Generously illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Thick wrappers illustrated with black and white photographs with the title in red. Spine lettered in black. Some bumping to the corners, slight fraying to the head and foot of the spine. Altogether a very good copy.

    This particular copy, previously owned by Donald A. Black, features fifteen early astronaut signatures. A fascinating book on the early history of space exploration, this publication includes photographs, biographies, and various articles. Donald A. Black, a member of the Gemini Cape Kennedy crew, was an avid collector of astronaut signatures, of which this book is a testament. Page 125 and 126 was detached from the binding at some point, but is replaced in the original position. Signatures include those by Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee, Ed White, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michel Collins, Charles Conrad, Dave Scott, Deke Slayton, Gene Cernan, John Young, Alan Bean, James Lovell (attached with tape), Guenter Wendt (attached with tape), and Richard Gordon. Also included with this book are two 8" x 10" photographs signed by Donald Black as he was working upon the Gemini project, and a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Ken Havekotte of the SpaceCoast Cover Service.


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