12 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
WELLS, H.G. (1866-1946). The First Men in the Moon. London: George Newnes, 1901.
8o. Frontispiece and 11 plates. Original dark blue cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt (light darkening to spine).
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, first issue. INSCRIBED BY FAMED ASTRONAUT BUZZ ALDRIN on recto of frontispiece: "Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11." Aldrin participated in the first manned moon landing on Apollo 11, July 14-24. Wells 18.
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