Item #2024-Q31 The Astronauts: The Story of Project Mercury, America's Man-In-Space Program. Martin Caidin.
The Astronauts: The Story of Project Mercury, America's Man-In-Space Program

The Astronauts: The Story of Project Mercury, America's Man-In-Space Program

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition. SIGNED by all seven of the Project Mercury Astronauts to the free endpaper: Leroy Cooper, Walter M Schirra, Virgil I. Grissom, M. Scott Carpenter, Donald K. Slayton, Allan B. Shepard, and John H. Glenn, Jr.. Illustrated from photographs and drawings by Fred. L. Wolff. Caidin's book provides a detailed account of Project Mercury, on the eve of the first human spaceflight. "The astronauts of Project Mercury are going to bring to reality the most fascinating adventure in all of man's history - man leaving the planet of his birth and beginning the great step outward that will take him to the moon and then to other worlds in space.." (p.175) Illustrated dust jacket in mylar, slight fading to spine and wear to joints, head and tail. Slight wear to edges of black covers, mild toning throughout with offsetting to endpapers. 192pp. 8.25 x 5.75" Very Good / Very Good. Item #2024-Q31

Price: $11,000.00