FIRST MAN SIGNS THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON.
WELLS, HERBERT GEORGE. The First Men in the Moon. London: Collins, 1966. 256 pp. 7 x 4½ inches. Original cloth. Ownership inscription of J.T. Lee dated 1967 on front free endpaper.
SIGNED by ARMSTRONG on the title page. With a photograph of Armstrong in the London studios of the TV channel ITN, signing the book for the Senior Broadcasting Technician James T. Lee in around 1969. Wells' novel recounts a journey to the moon undertaken by a businessman narrator and an eccentric scientist. They discover that the moon is inhabited by a sophisticated extraterrestrial civilization of insect-like creatures they call "Selenites."