Lot #3344
Al Worden's Multi-Signed Astronauts and Alan Bean Books

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Al Worden's personally-owned pair of signed books by Apollo 12 moonwalker-turned-artist Alan Bean: Painting Apollo: First Artist on Another World. Both first editions. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 2009. Hardcovers with dust jackets, 11.25 x 10.25, 224 pages. Both are signed on the title page in gold ink by Alan Bean, and one has been additionally signed on the front pastedown and first free end page in black felt tip by eight astronauts: Al Worden, Scott Carpenter, Dave Scott, Tom Stafford, Richard Gordon, Walt Cunningham, Charlie Duke, and John Glenn. In overall fine condition.

From the collection of Apollo 15 CMP Al Worden, and accompanied by a letter of provenance from his daughter Alison (Worden) Penczak.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021

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