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    Mercury Seven Astronauts: Martin Caidin's The Astronauts Book Signed by All plus the Author. The Story of Project Mercury, America's Man-in-Space Program. (New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1960), first edition, with dust jacket. Neatly signed on the free front endpaper by all seven of NASA's original Mercury program astronauts, on separate lines: "Virgil I. Grissom", "John H. Glenn, Jr.", "Walter M Schirra Jr" "M. Scott Carpenter", "Donald K. Slayton", "Leroy G Cooper Jr", and "Alan B Shepard Jr". Note the early and desirable full forms of their signatures before shorter versions and nicknames became commonly used. Beneath is the author's signature: "Martin Caidin". Inscribed at the top: "To Donna Lee/ with Best wishes from/ the Mercury Astronauts". There is some uneven toning to the signature page and light wear to the dust jacket, overall fine.

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    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
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