Vintage 40 page edition from 1929, original first printing of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky's work "Goals of spaceflight" carried on the first crew exchange in space during Soyus 4+5.
Handsigned by Vladimir Shatalov and certified by him "Onboard spaceship Soyus 4, january 15th 1969". Comes with an official COA by Walter Hopferwieser. Obtained from the collection of Shatalov in 1996.
Flown artifacts from the early days of Soviet spaceflight are incredibly rare and virtually non-existent, particulary larger items such as complete checklists or manuals.