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Public Auction #434

Pre-auction bidding ended November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm (New York time)
Live auction takes place November 18-19, 2017 at 10:00 am (New York time)
Bids updated November 19, 2017 at 9:22am (New York time)

SUPPLIES AND LITERATURE — Space Literature
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
221990s-2000s SIGNED MOSTLY ASTRONAUT WRITTEN BOOKS in three cartons. Around 60 mostly hardbound books with dust jackets, all signed by author on title page, half title page, under photo portrait page with a few tipped in. Includes Buzz Aldrin (x5, three different books), Alan Bean (x2), Scott Carpenter (x2, softbound), Gene Cernan (x2), Gordon Cooper (x2), John Glenn, Chris Craft, , Gene Kranz (x3, also signed by others), Ed Mitchell (x4, tipped in), Wally Schirra (softbound, tipped in), Harrison Schmitt (x5), Dave Scott & Alexei Leonov (x4), Alan Shepard & Deke Slayton (signed by Shepard only), Al Worden, Cosmonaut Valentin Lebedev (x7) and more than 20 other works by Shuttle astronauts, Sci-Fi TV stars and other personages being a combination of hardbound and softbound volumes. Duplication to be expected, mostly bold signatures. Number of astronaut books are co-written and some include signature of co-writer. Great revalue potential.Cat. Value: S.B. 1000.00
Price Realized: $950.00
231996 'ENCOUNTER WITH TIBER' SIGNED BY BUZZ ALDRIN (x12) . Twelve hardbound first edition first printing of 'Encounter with Tiber' with each bearing bold signature of astronaut and co-author, Buzz Aldrin, on title page or half title page. Mixture of uninscribed and personally inscribed that include dedications to astronauts Alan Bean & Gene (Cernan). Like new, but handled condition.Cat. Value: S.B. 900.00
Price Realized: $230.00
241994 'MOON SHOT' SIGNED BY ALAN SHEPARD (x10) Ten hardbound examples of 'Moon Shot' first edition, each bearing bold signature on the title page by astronaut and co-author, Alan Shepard, in black ink. As found.Cat. Value: S.B. 750.00
Price Realized: $425.00
251994 'MOON SHOT' SIGNED BY ALAN SHEPARD (x9) . Nine hardbound examples of 'Moon Shot' first edition, each bearing bold signature on the title page by astronaut and co-author, Alan Shepard, in black ink. Excellent condition though tad dusty.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Price Realized: $375.00
261994 'DEEP FLIGHT' SIGNED BY SCOTT CARPENTER (x35) Group of 35 paperback copies of Carpenter's thriller novel, 'Deep Flight,' all signed in black ink on half title page, uninscribed.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Price Realized: $800.00
272000 'LEAP OF FAITH' BOOKS SIGNED BY GORDON COOPER (x10) Ten hardcover copies of 'Leap Of Faith,' by astronaut Gordon Cooper, signed in black.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $450.00
282000 'LEAP OF FAITH' BOOKS SIGNED BY GORDON COOPER (x9). Nine hardcover copies of 'Leap Of Faith,' by astronaut Gordon Cooper, signed in black. Fresh grouping. Very fine.Cat. Value: S.B. 260.00
Price Realized: $400.00
291995 'SCHIRRA'S SPACE' SIGNED BY WALLY SCHIRRA x 17). Seventeen paperback copies of Schirra's autobiography, all uninscribed and signed in black ink. Like new condition.Cat. Value: S.B. 260.00
Price Realized: $500.00
301994 'DEEP FLIGHT' SIGNED BY SCOTT CARPENTER (x13). Group of 13 paperback copies of Carpenter's thriller novel, 'Deep Flight,' all bearing bold signature of astronaut and author Scott Carpenter in black ink and 10 signed on half title page, others on title page. All uninscribed. Like new condition.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Price Realized: $200.00
311999 JOHN GLENN SIGNED BOOKS (x9). Nine examples of 'John Glenn A Memoir', all hardbound, each bearing bold signature of astronaut & co-author, John Glenn in blue ink on half title page. Like new, but long term stored condition.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Price Realized: $475.00
32USA 1996 EDGAR MITCHELL SIGNED BOOKS (x9). Nine examples of 'The Way of the Explorer', each bearing bold signature of astronaut & co-author Edgar Mitchell in blue or black ink on title page or half title page with five uninscribed signatures. Like new but bit dusty from storage.Cat. Value: S.B. 200.00
Price Realized: $375.00
33Beginnings of a space library in eight astronaut signed books both hard and soft cover, offered in bulk in other lots in this sale. Excellent condition boldly signed. All are pictured in the web photos.Cat. Value: S.B. 200.00
Price Realized: $425.00
34Collection of mainly record catalogs in two cartons. Contains a good selection of Victor from around 1915 to the 1940s as well as other literature to the 1990s not record relatedCat. Value: S.B. 200.00
Price Realized: $44.00
351998 'CARRYING THE FIRE' SIGNED BY MICHAEL COLLINS (x2). Two hardcover copies of 'Carrying The Fire,' by astronaut Michael Collins, signed in black felt tip on special bound autograph page. These limited edition books are quite scarce, as they were signed exclusively for The Adventure Library members. Excellent condition with one still sealed.Cat. Value: S.B. 140.00
Price Realized: $450.00
36This two carton lot includes over 50 mainly signed books by notable authors, all but one hardbound with dust jackets. Authors include rocker Randy Bachman, Bill Bradley, Walter Cronkite, Kirk Douglas (two different books), Annette Funicello, Shirley MacLaine, Dan Quayle, Joan Rivers, Walter Cronkite, Tiger Woods co-signing with his father and author, Earl Woods (x3, both signatures personalized), a few others. All signatures are bold. High degree of duplication of some books (Dan Quayle). Some mixed condition but vast majority are excellent. Perfect for office holiday gifts.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $260.00
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