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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys (Signed/Inscribed First Edition)

Collins, Michael; Forward by Charles A. Lindbergh

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ISBN 10: 0374119171 / ISBN 13: 9780374119171
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1974
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First Printing. Signed and inscribed by the author directly to the first endpage. The book appears unread and is near fine in full blue cloth-covered boards, with just a minute trace of edge-toning, minor corner-tapping, and a very light discoloration to the front board. Binding square and tight. The dust jacket -- now protected by a removable Brodart archival cover -- is about near fine, with only some minor edgewear, causing mild wear to the spine-ends and several small edge tears, all professionally repaired. Clean and bright and completely intact, a very sharp collectible copy; from the esteemed modern first collection of Joy Kritzer. I ship all of my books bubble-wrapped in sturdy, very well-padded boxes, so they are guaranteed to arrive in the exact same condition as when they left. Please feel free to email with any questions/offers/trades and thank you for supporting small independent booksellers everywhere. Bookseller Inventory # 001993

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Title: Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys (...

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In 1969, Michael Collins went to the moon with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the historic Apollo 11 flight. When he came back, he wrote the finest account we have of the training and the experiences of a test pilot and astronaut. This is the story of one of the great adventures of this century.

First published in 1974
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About the Author:

Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in South Florida.

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