Nicholas III, sincerely Wernher von Braun. The recipient was an engineer working on the Saturn V rockets. He was awarded the Boeing Apollo Roll of Honor Award for his contribution to the Apollo Programme. Condition : the book is fine bar slight ageing/ toning to the pages commensurate with age. The dust jacket has a few tears which have been taped up at the reverse.
Genuinely signed copies are exceptionally scarce, especially of true first editions of this book. During von Brauns lifetime three editions of this book have been issued, but this is the true first edition as issued in 1966. Wernher von Braun needs no introduction. Without him the Apollo moon landings would not have happened. Authentic signatures of von Braun are exceptionally scarce.History of Rocketry was his most popular book and during his life time three editions were published with the last edition published in 1975 which covered the moon landing as well. The item "Wernher von Braun (1966)'History of Rocketry', signed first edition, Apollo 11" is in sale since Wednesday, July 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
The seller is "firstandfine" and is located in Birmingham. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, New Zealand.