Aldrin, Buzz, Barnes, John, Encounter with Tiber. New York: Warner Books, 1996. Signed First Edition. Original dust jacket.
Presented is the first edition of Buzz Aldrin's Encounter with Tiber, which we wrote in conjunction with John Barnes. The first edition book was published out of New York in 1996 and includes Buzz Aldrin's signature on the title page. The book also includes color photographs throughout.
Encounter with Tiber is a 1996 science fiction novel written by former Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin and established author John Barnes. The fictitious plot begins by describing evidence of an intelligent alien species who visited the Earth. The novel unveils that an encyclopedia was left behind by the aliens with the collected knowledge of their culture. The story is told from the point of view of a human historian on a star ship on the way to the alien's home. The book places the reader in the point of view of the astronaut, in this case on his way to an alien star, with intense and vivid details. Aldrin's personal experiences in space are fabricated and transformed to produce an exhilarating and intriguing work of fiction. The authors' lively storytelling engages readers as it conveys the wonder and promise of space.
This first edition copy has been signed boldly by Buzz Aldrin on the title page. The copy is in very good condition with no visible wear or significant stains. The original dust jacket is in very good condition with vibrant colors.