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    Edward Teller, Paul Tibbets, Thomas Ferebee and George Caron Signed Book Inscribed and signed: "To Dr. Walter Hess, Edward Teller," "Paul W. Tibbets," "Thomas W. Ferebee" and "George R. Caron" on the half-title page of The Legacy of Hiroshima by Edward Teller and Allen Brown, 325 pages, 5.75" x 8.5", hardcover. Doubleday & Company: 1962. First Edition. Probably inscribed to Dr. Walter Hess, Swiss physiologist who was awarded the 1949 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of interbrain function. Edward Teller (1908-2003), the "Father of the Hydrogen Bomb," worked on the Manhattan Project which developed the atomic bomb which was first dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, by the B-29 bomber, Enola Gay, on August 6, 1945, hastening the end of World War II. The Enola Gay crew included pilot Tibbets, bombardier Ferebee and tailgunner Caron. Signature page shows a small stain at lower blank area, else fine. In original dust jacket (price diagonally cut off) with five page numbers written on inside book flap; a few pages bear underlining in ink. Internally sound. Overall, fine condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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