BAKER, David. The History of Manned Space Flight. New York, 1985. Large 4o. Cloth. One of the most thorough texts ever published on both United States and Russian manned space flights. Authoritative and well-illustrated. Considered by many the reference standard for the subject. INSCRIBED WITH THEIR MERCURY, GEMINI, AND/OR APOLLO FLIGHT NUMBER(S) AND SIGNED BY BUZZ ALDRIN, ALAN BEAN, SCOTT CARPENTER, GORDON COOPER, WALT CUNNINGHAM, CHARLIE DUKE, FRED HAISE, EDGAR MITCHELL, WALLY SCHIRRA, AND TOM STAFFORD on the half-title page.