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    Apollo 12 Archive of Original NASA Publications and Memorandums, Several Originally from the Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Richard Gordon. If you have an extra 8" of room on a shelf in your Space library and have a serious interest in the Apollo 12 mission, this is the lot for you. Approximately thirty-four period books, manuals, and memos, both pre- and post-flight, that tell the behind-the-scenes story of America's second lunar landing. The first few listed, all post-flight, have the name "Gordon" written at the top right of the front covers, some possibly read and studied by him. As follows:
    "Apollo 12 Mission 5-Day Report".
    MSC-1252. Date-stamped December 2, 1969, 8" x 10.5", single staple-bound between cardstock covers, 29 pages. "Gordon" written in red ink.
    "Apollo 12 Problem and Discrepancy List".
    Dated December 16, 1969, 8" x 10.5", single staple-bound, unpaginated. "Gordon" written in black felt tip.
    "Apollo 12 30-Day Failure and Anomaly Listing Report".
    MSC-01289. Date-stamped December 29, 1969, 8" x 10.5", staple-bound between cardstock covers, 51 pages. "Gordon" written in red ink.
    "Apollo 12 Problem and Discrepancy List".
    Dated January 9, 1970, 8" x 10.5", single staple-bound, 66 pages. "Gordon" written in red ink. (There are three additional multi-page memos to the Apollo 12 Mission Evaluation Team with "CB/R. Gordon" written in red ink at upper right.)
    "AS-507 'H' Mission Launch Vehicle Operational Trajectory for a December 1969 Launch".
    Contractor Report 61311. Dated October 1969, 8.5" x 11", staple-bound between cardstock covers, 348 pages.
    "Recovery Requirements Apollo 12".
    Dated October 3, 1969, 8" x 10.5", five-hole punched, staple-bound between cardstock covers, 86 pages.
    "AS-507 'H' Mission Launch Vehicle Operational Trajectory for a November 16, 1969 Launch".
    MFT-2-69. Date-stamped October 7, 1969, 8.5" x 11", staple-bound, 242 pages, back cover possibly missing.
    "Prelaunch Mission Operation Report Apollo 12 (AS-507)".
    M-932-69-12. Dated November 5, 1969, 8" x 10.5", three-hole punched, single-staple bound, 67 pages.
    "Press Kit Apollo 12".
    69-148. Dated November 5, 1969, 8" x 10.5", single-staple bound, 104 pages.
    "Apollo 12 Mission Briefing"
    by Mission Planning and Analysis Division. No date, 10" x 8.5", single-staple bound, every page is a single-sided chart or graphic.
    "Apollo 12 Technical Crew Debriefing (U)".
    Serial numbered "000030". Classified document, 8" x 10.5", staple bound between cardstock covers, 294 pages.
    Analysis of Surveyor 3 Material and Photographs Returned by Apollo 12. (Washington, D.C.: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, NASA, 1972). Softbound book, 8" x 10", 295 pages.
    There are numerous other publications included here. A space historian's goldmine. Generally very good, a very few have some minor dampstaining.

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