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Sagan, Carl. [Shirley Arden]
Carl Sagan Archive.
c. 1974-1985. Extensive archive of papers, letters, notes, magazines, articles, press kits and portfolios containing the work of Carl Sagan, including twenty letters and notes signed by him and some additionally by his wife Ann Druyan. From the collection of Sagan's Executive Assistant, Shirley Arden, who was instrumental in Sagan's success and handled all travel arrangements and publications in his most illustrious years which saw the Viking landings on Mars, the Cosmos television series, and the Voyager mission. Sagan's biographer, Keay Davidson, used many of the documents in Arden's archive as sources for his 1999 biography: Carl Sagan: A Life. Ann and Carl dedicated their book Comet (1995) to Arden, and she acted as the matron of honor in their wedding. In fine condition. An exceptional collection offering unprecedented insight into one of the most incredible periods of modern astronomy and its leading voice. American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, and author Carl Sagan received numerous awards for his scientific research on extraterrestrial intelligence and published more than 600 scientific papers and articles and was author, co-author or editor of more than 20 books. His 1980 book Cosmos remains the best-selling science book ever published in the English language and served as the basis for the most widely watched series in the history of American public television of the same name. Sagan and his works received numerous awards and honors, including the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal, the Pulitz … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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