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    Charles Murray and Catherine Bly Cox. Apollo the Race to the Moon Signed by Four Apollo Astronauts. Charles Murray and Catherine Bly Cox. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo: Simon and Schuster, 1989. Octavo. 506 pages. Eight black and white photographic plates. Index. Publisher's quarter black cloth over black boards with the spine lettered in silver. Illustrated jacket designed by Robert Anthony. Black endpapers. Inscriptions on the page facing the title page, the title page, and the dedication page. Minor rubbing to the jacket. Altogether a near fine copy.

    Published for the twentieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Murray and Cox inspire the original excitement of the Apollo program with this work.

    Signed: "Tom Stafford Apollo X" (Thomas Patten Stafford September 17, 1930) who piloted Gemini VI in 1965, commanded Gemini IX in 1966, and commanded Apollo 10 in 1969. "Dave Scott Apollo 15" (David Randolph Scott, June 6, 1932)who piloted Gemini 8 in 1966, was the Command Module Pilot for Apollo 9 in 1969, commanded Apollo 15, and walked on the moon. "Gene Cernan Apollo XVII" (Eugene Andrew Cernan March 14, 1934) flew in Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, and commanded Apollo 17 in 1972. "Walt Cunningham Apollo 7" (Ronnie Walter Cunningham, March 16, 1932) who piloted Apollo 7 in 1968.


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