Lot #522
Astronauts and Cosmonauts

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Estimate: $200+


Uncommon limited edition 8 x 12.5 bookplate from The Association of Space Explorers, issued for the special first edition of The Home Planet, published by the Addison-Wesley Publishing Company in 1988. The bookplate is signed in various ink types by 38 astronauts and cosmonauts present at the fourth Planetary Congress, held in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 5, 1988.

A partial alphabetized list of the signers is as follows: Vladimir Aksyonov, Alexander Alexandrov, John-David Bartoe, Patrick Baudry, Scott Carpenter, Walter Cunningham, John Fabian, Mohammed Faris, Bertalan Farkas, Yuri Glazkov, Georgi Grechko, Zhugderdemidiyn Gurragcha, Georgi Ivanov, Sigmund Jähn, Aleksander Laveykin, Alexei Leonov, Oleg Makarov, Yuri Malyshev, Ulf Merbold, Ernst Messerschmid, Rodolpho Neri, Wubbo Ockels, Bob Overmyer, Donald Peterson, Dumitru Prunariu, Yuri Romanenko, Stuart A. Roosa, Valeri Rozhdestvensky, Nikolai Rukavishnikov, Svetlana Savitskaya, Rusty Schweickart, Georgi Shonin, Anatoly Solovyev, Gherman Titov, Igor Volk, and Taylor Wang. In fine condition, with a horizontal fold beneath the helmet logo.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020

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