Lot #2240
Neil Armstrong Signed Book

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Estimate: $1000+


Signed book: Apollo by Robin Kerrod. London: Prion, 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket, 11.5 x 11, 80 pages. Signed on the half-title page in blue ballpoint, "Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11." In fine condition, with some creasing to the dust jacket, and an ownership notation to the top of the signed page. Accompanied by a letter of provenance: "I had lent this book to my friend Peter Lawson, who was Head of Cranfield Aerospace Engineering, to read. Peter placed this book (playfully) among the exhibits and remarked to Neil that this was one of the projects they had not been involved with, but asked him to sign it, which he did, and Peter passed the book back to me." Also accompanied by a copy of a newspaper article from July 1996, referencing Armstrong's honorary visit to the graduation ceremonies of the Cranfield College of Aeronautics.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science & Technology and Space Exploration
  • Dates: #588 - Ended July 16, 2020

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