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October the First Is too Late  Signed by Stephen Hawking by  Fred  Stephen] HOYLE - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1966 - from PEN ULTIMATE RARE BOOKS (SKU: C2105a)

October the First Is too Late Signed by Stephen Hawking

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October the First Is too Late Signed by Stephen Hawking

by [HAWKING, Stephen] HOYLE, Fred

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SIGNED by Stephen Hawking, Not his thumbprint! Includes Certificate of Authenticity! One of the scarcest, most difficult to obtain signatures, Stephen Hawking signs a science fiction novel from 1966, before Hawking was no longer able to write his name due to ALS. Hawking signs this novel, "October the First is Too Late," on the blank page opposite the title page in his stilted, still legible handwriting: "Stephen Hawking" in blue ballpoint. On the back blank page, some "doodles" evidence the same stilted quality, indicating they may have been penned by Hawking as well. Signature was acquired by Professor Antal Bejczy, a NASA scientist who developed the Mars Rover Sojourner and who worked with Hawking at CalTech in the 1970s. Novel is a 1966 paperback printing by author Fred Hoyle who, apart from his writing pursuits, was principally a theoretical astronomer. Like Hawking, he worked at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge and also at CalTech where, during a sabbatical, he developed a theory of stellar nucleosynthesis. Book measures 4.5" x 7.125". Toning to interior pages, and some creasing to covers. Very goo. Book #C2105a. $30,000. We specialize in rare Ayn Rand, history, and science.

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Bookseller
PEN ULTIMATE RARE BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
C2105a
Title
October the First Is too Late Signed by Stephen Hawking
Author
[HAWKING, Stephen] HOYLE, Fred
Format/binding
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1966
Bookseller catalogs
SCIENCE AND MEDICINE;
Size
4.5” x 7.125”

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