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    The Astronauts Library plus three additional signed Easton Press editions

    Nine Signed Leather-Bound Easton Press Limited Edition Books. An elegant set of matched-size volumes in the deluxe Easton Press style with premium leather covers accented in 22K gold, silk moiré endpapers, raised bands on the spines, satin ribbon page markers, gilt page edges, acid-free paper, and sewn bindings. Overall dimensions of each are 6.25" x 9.25". Each book is hand-signed by the astronaut author as listed below. The first six were released as a set in 1997; those are limited to 3000 numbered copies. The Lovell volume was the only one not factory-sealed when we received them and it is #343. We can only assume that the rest of the original set have the same serial number but we wanted to leave the option to the winning bidder whether to unseal them or keep them intact as shipped.
    Countdown. An Autobiography. Signed by Frank Borman.
    Lost Moon. The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13. Signed by James Lovell.
    Men From Earth. Signed by Buzz Aldrin.
    Moon Shot. The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon. Signed by Alan Shepard.
    Schirra's Space. Signed by Wally Schirra.
    We Seven. By the Astronauts Themselves. Signed by Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, and John Glenn.

    The three additional volumes are matching Easton "Signed Editions" in leather and are not numbered.
    For Spacious Skies. Signed by Scott Carpenter and Kris Stoever.
    John Glenn: A Memoir. Signed by John Glenn.
    Failure is Not an Option. Signed by Gene Kranz.
    All books include their original Certificates of Authenticity and are in excellent, as-issued, unread condition.


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