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Lot 11: Stephen Hawking GEORGES KEY TO UNIVERSE, Inscribed

One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions, LLC

September 10, 2020
Miami, FL, US

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GEORGES SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE signed and inscribed by Lucy Hawking and her father Professor Stephen Hawking (1942-2018).
Signed by Stephen Hawking by the way of an authorial thumbprint, next to which his personal nurse on duty inscribed in ink 1/12/07 THIS IS THE RIGHT HAND THUMB PRINT OF S.W. HAWKINS (On title page with daughter Lucy).
Daughter Lucy Hawking personal inscription in ink: TO JO and FLO ENJOY THE COSMIC ADVENTURE LUCY HAWKING.
Illustrated throughout in black and white by Gary Parsons. Text boxes containing scientific facts scattered throughout the text, along with four sections of glossy colour pages featuring space photographs,
Publisher Doubleday, London 2007 - soft cover.
Condition: very good original condition, contents clean throughout, rarely opened.
Provenance: private estate.

A Childrens novel co-written by Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy telling the story of a group of friends outer space adventure supported by real scientific material.

Stephen Hawkins (British, 1942-2018) Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Center for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death.

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