Book of Mormon

Dallas, TX – An extremely rare copy of The Federalist Papers that was personally given by James Madison to an American diplomat and a strong selection of literature related to the Mormon church and its founders boosted the total sales for Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction to $1,608,905 March 4 in New York.

Boston — The extraordinary ‘Book of Mormon’ carried to the moon on Apollo 16 by Commander John Young and later presented to NASA photographer M. Edward Thomas following the mission will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction.

The signed and flight-certified opposite the title page, "This Book of Mormon flew on Apollo 16 to the moon & returned to earth, John Young, 7/7/72."

Catalogue Review: Ken Sanders Rare Books, Holiday Catalogue, #43