Group of six books from the personal collection of moonwalker Gene Cernan, each signed on an opening page or the front pastedown in ink below his ownership stamp, “Gene Cernan, Apollo XVII,” with four books signed and inscribed by the respective author or subject, including: William Mellberg, Frank Franke and Helmut Reichmann, Clay Lacy, and one other. Titles include: Famous Airliners; Transition to Gliders: A Flight Training Handbook for Power Pilots; Silence on the Wind; Piloten Uber den Alpen (Pilots Over the Alps); Lucky Me: The Life and Flights of Veteran Aviator; and On Heroic Wings: Stories of the Distinguished Flying Cross. In overall very good to fine condition, with some wear to the dust jackets. Originating from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a portion of the proceeds for the sale of these items will be donated to the ASF.
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