First Bookshop is pleased to offer a first edition, first printing of "Carrying the Fire, " written and signed by Michael Collins. Collins, an astronaut onboard for Gemini 10 and Apollo 11, autographed his book at a private event on March 2, 2010. "Carrying the Fire" may be the best written and most personal account leading up to and including the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon. Collins describes his training, his dangerous days as a test pilot, his colleagues in the space program, his ride with astronaut John Young on Gemini 10, and his experience as Apollo 11 pilot with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first to walk on the moon.First Bookshop tries hard to offer extras with our signed works. All of our books are. Collins, now 89, applied his signature and wrote "Apollo XI" underneath on the title page. He didn't personalize the book to anyone. One of the premier pilots of all time, Charles A. The condition of the 1974 book is VG. There are no tears or markings in the book.
The price on the dust jacket is intact. The dust jacket is in.
There are some 1/8 chips and tears in the dust jacket. There is wear on the edges. Please ask if the pictures don't supply enough information about the conditions of the book and dust jacket. If you could chose only one book written by an American astronaut about Apollo 11 and the space race, Collins.
The item "Michael Collins signed CARRYING THE FIRE, 1st/1st, photo, COA, Apollo 11 pilot" is in sale since Thursday, April 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Nonfiction". The seller is "first-bookshop" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guadeloupe, Jordan, Cambodia, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.