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    Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Typed Letter Signed to Neil Armstrong Regarding His Book, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. A one-page letter on Research and Engineering Consultants Inc letterhead, dated September 7, 1973. This was the company that he founded upon his retirement from the Air Force in 1972. It reads as follows:

    "Dear Neil:

    "As you've no doubt heard by now, I've written a book called 'Return to Earth'. Its about to be published and Random House has assured me they're sending a copy to you and Jan. I hope you like it. I also hope you will consent to a fair and dignified depiction in a film version which is now being discussed with a reputable producer."

    "I would like to hear from you and get your comments after you have read the book.

    "By best to your and Jan,
    [signed] Buzz"

    This book was Aldrin's first autobiography, a candid memoir of his return to Earth after the historic moon landing and his personal struggle with fame and depression. There was a TV movie made from the book in 1976 with Cliff Robertson as Aldrin. Lightly toned, paperclip indentations at top and flattened folds. Very fine, sealed in a numbered archival sleeve. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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