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    With long inscription by Alan Bean: "The world looks even smaller than this way out on the moon..."

    NASA Earth Photographs from Gemini III, IV, and V Book (SP-129) Signed by Twenty Astronauts including Six Moonwalkers. (NASA: Washington D.C., 1967). A 266-page quarto book featuring beautiful earth-orbit photos taken on the first three manned Gemini missions. It is signed by numerous astronauts across the front pastedown and free endpaper. As follows (in alphabetical order): "Joe Allen" (STS-5, STS-51-A); "To Bill and Ann-/ The World looks even smaller/ than this way out on the moon- I/ knew you would have enjoyed being/ with us on the Ocean of Storms. Sue/ and I have enjoyed knowing you/ both and look forward to continued/ friendship many years to come./ Alan L Bean" (Apollo 12, Skylab II); "Bo Bobko" (STS-6, STS-51-D, STS-51-J) "Jerry Carr" (Skylab III); "Gene Cernan" (Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, Apollo 17); "Charles Conrad Jr" (Gemini 5, Gemini 11, Apollo 12, Skylab I); "Bob Crippen" (STS-1, STS-7, STS-41-C, STS-41-G); "Charlie Duke" (Apollo 16); "Joe Engle" (STS-2, STS-51-I); "Ron Evans" (signed twice) (Apollo 17); "Hank Hartsfield" (STS-4, STS-41-D, STS-61-A); "Jim Irwin" (Apollo 15); "Jack Lousma" (Skylab II, STS-3); "James Lovell" (Gemini 7, Gemini 12, Apollo 8, Apollo 13); "Ken Mattingly" (Apollo 16, STS-4, STS-51-C); "Dave Scott" (Gemini 8, Apollo 9, Apollo 15); "Jack Swigert" (Apollo 13); "W. Thornton" (STS-8, STS-51-B); "Al Worden" (Apollo 15); and "Paul Weitz" (Skylab II, STS-6). A large group of signatures with several uncommon examples. Room for additional autographs to be added. Light staining, overall fine.

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    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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