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1982 'Space' 1st Ed, DJ 'James Michener' NASA, Historical Fiction, Pulitzer Prize Novelist, Vintage
COLLECTOR'S 1982 vintage first edition vintage hardcover book – Space by Pulitzer Prize winning novelist James A. Michener. Has original unclipped dust jacket - $17.95 flap.
Compelling narrative, historical fiction spanning first 40 years of NASA. Michener dramatizes life experiences of original seven NASA astronauts, and their families against backdrop of real history of the U.S. NASA space program.
Publisher: Random House, Copyright, 1982, stated first edition. ISBN: 9780394505558. Not ex-library. Not book club.
Fantastic color illustrated endpapers featuring maps and NASA operations chart and Apollo 18 information. Dustjacket back has Michener photograph. Hawaii, Centennial, Chesapeake few of author's other novels.
Heavy hardcover, unclipped DJ-$17.95 flap, blue cloth boards, brilliant gilt spine titles & J.A.M front. 622 MINT unused pages. Binding tight. Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean. Cover near fine/bright/clean/light shelfwear-spine buckle.
DJ excellent/bright/clean-light shelfwear including some light edgewear-chipping. Few light spots page ends. DJ photo looks like it has tear or mark in center of the Space-"C", just something that was on scanner, not on DJ.
Will make a FABULOUS gift!!