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    Collection of Space Travel Related Books and Brochures, including:
    Alan Shepard & Deke Slayton: Moon Shot (Atlanta: Turner Publishing, Inc., 1994), 383 pages, trade paperback in illustrated wrappers, 8vo (6" x 9"). Very good condition.
    Wright H. Langham, editor: Radiobiological Factors in Manned Space Flight (Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences National Research Council, 1967), 274 pages, orange cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front board, 8vo (6" x 9.25"), no dust jacket. Very good condition.
    M. Scott Carpenter, et. al.: We Seven (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962), first printing, 352 pages, black cloth with silver lettering on the spine and front board, 8vo (6.75" x 9.5"), dust jacket. The story of the Mercury space program from the Mercury Seven astronauts themselves. Very good condition.
    Colonel Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. with Wayne Warga: Return to Earth (New York: Random House, 1973), first edition, 338 pages, blue paper boards shelf-backed in blue cloth with copper lettering on the spine, 8vo (5.5" x 8.25"), dust jacket. Very good condition.

    Included in this lot is a collection of 32 Franklin Mint "America in Space" pamphlets as well as a 1976 Franklin Mint Collectors Society bookmark. This is a neat lot of literature on the history of NASA and some of its greatest astronauts. From the estate of Dr. D. Owen Coons, Chief of NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center Medical Office.

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    21st Friday
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