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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys by Michael Collins (1974) Hardcover by Michael Collins; Charles A. Lindbergh [Foreword] - Hardcover - Third Printing - 1974-01-01 - from Fireside Bookshop (SKU: 601321)

Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys by Michael Collins (1974) Hardcover

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys by Michael Collins (1974) Hardcover

by Michael Collins; Charles A. Lindbergh [Foreword]

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Good/Good
ISBN 10
0374119171
ISBN 13
9780374119171
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1974-01-01. Third Printing. Hardcover. Good/Good. Signed. Third Printing Published 1974. Ffep inscribed 'For Doctor Margaret Weston, with all good wishes. Michael Collins. November 1977'. Second inscription to ffep reads 'Margaret- with most pleasant memories of our meeting last month- Sincerely' Signature of the second inscription is unknown. Doctor Margaret Weston was the former Scince Museum Director and the first woman to be appointed to lead a national museum. N.B. Some very slight marking to boards and spine. Spotting and foxing to top edge of text block. Very slight darkening to pages. D/J has fading to spine with four very small closed tears to bottom edge and slight rubbing to corners. Small area of chipping to head of D/J spine. Slightly musty.

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Bookseller
Fireside Bookshop GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
601321
Title
Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys by Michael Collins (1974) Hardcover
Author
Michael Collins; Charles A. Lindbergh [Foreword]
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Third Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374119171
ISBN 13
9780374119171
Publisher
Farrar Straus Giroux
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1974-01-01
Bookseller catalogs
ASTRONOMY AND SPACE;
X weight
33 oz

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ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [More]
chipping
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rubbing
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text block
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spine
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