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    [Space Exploration]. [Yuri Gagarin]. Road to Space. [Unknown place]: 1961. Early edition (presumed), inscribed by the first man in space.

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    [Soviet Space Program]. [Road to Space]. Pravda: 1961. Presentation copy, inscribed by the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin (in Russian) on the front free endpaper. Additionally signed by Nikolai Kamanin, the head of the Soviet Space program, and dated "15.7.61 on page 3. There is another inscription on the copyright page, but we are unable to identify the person who signed. Text in Russian. Octavo (7.75 x 5 inches; 196 x 127 mm.). [224] pages. Publisher's full beige cloth, front board stamped in white and orange. Spine sunned; boards lightly sunned at edges; boards slightly bowed outward; mild soiling on rear board. Overall, a very good item. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.



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