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    Mercury Seven: Vintage The Astronauts Pioneers in Space Book Signed by Grissom, Glenn, Cooper, and Carpenter, with Zarelli LOA. A 7" x 10", 1961-dated soft-cover book published by Golden Press and the Editors of LIFE, a "Post-flight Printing" (referring to Alan Shepard's flight). On the inside pages are found, on the title pages of their chapters, authentic ink signatures: " Leroy G Cooper Jr", " Best regards--/ John H Glenn Jr", " Virgil I Grissom", and " M Scott Carpenter". Note the early full-name signatures. Also found in the book are autopen signatures of Schirra & Slayton and a secretarial Shepard signature. An uncommon heavily-illustrated book of 93 pages. Included with this lot is a Letter of Authenticity from Steve Zarelli, #190906-2099, for the four authentic signatures. General wear, very good.

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    June, 2020
    5th Friday
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