To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin, By James B. Irwin with William A. Emerson, Jr., Signed and Inscribed by Irwin

Irwin, James B. with William A. Emerson Jr., To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin. Nashville: Holman Bible Publishers, 1982. First Holman Softcover Edition. Signed and Inscribed by Irwin. Original dust jacket.

Presented is James Irwin's To Rule the Night from 1982. The book has been signed by Jim Irwin and inscribed: "Biu, His Love, Jim Irwin, Apollo 11" with a small additional drawing of crescent moon. The book was first published in 1973, and is offered here in the first Holman Bible Publishers softcover edition from 1982.

To Rule the Night tells the story of the lunar landing, life, and legacy of Apollo 15's Lunar Module pilot, James Benson "Jim" Irwin (1930 – 1991). Irwin was an American astronaut, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and United States Air Force pilot. He served in the Apollo 15 mission which was the fourth human landing on the Moon. In this book Irwin relays his own personal experience with the Apollo mission, as well as his life leading up to that point. It serves as an in depth and personal look at the space expedition from Irwin's point of view.


Very good condition. Soft cover edition. Octavo printing. With 18 pages of black and white photography in the back. Light bumping to the spine and back cover. Inscription in black ink, very legible.

Dimensions: 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W x 3/4" D. 

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