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    Project Mercury: Collection of Original NASA Publications. From the collection of an early NASA employee, we offer an amazing group of early publications, books, and papers. Perfect for the space historian. A few highlights:
    (1) Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U.S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight June 6, 1961. (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961), seventy-six pages, only fair condition with water damage throughout.
    (2) Results of the Second U.S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight July 21, 1961. (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961), fifty-eight pages, illustrated.
    (3) Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight February 20, 1962. (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962), 204 pages, illustrated.
    (4) Results of the Second United States Manned Orbital Space Flight May 24, 1962. NASA SP-6. (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962), 107 pages, illustrated.
    (5) Results of the Third United States Manned Orbital Space Flight October 3, 1962. NASA SP-12. (Washington: NASA Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 1961), 120 pages, illustrated.
    (6) Mercury Project Summary Including Aspects of the Fourth Manned Orbital Flight May 15 and 16, 1963. NASA SP-45. (Washington: NASA Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 1963), 444 pages, illustrated.
    (7) Results of the Project Mercury Ballistic and Orbital Chimpanzee Flights. NASA SP-39. (Washington: NASA Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 1963), seventy-one pages, illustrated.
    (8) Project Mercury, A Chronology. NASA SP-4001. (Washington: NASA Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 1963), 238 pages, illustrated.
    (9) X-15, Research at the Edge of Space. NASA EP-9. (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964), thirty-two pages, illustrated.
    Also included are approximately twenty-two additional items ranging from NASA informational handout fact sheets and booklets to papers presented at various conferences. Items are in overall good condition with some of these paperbound books showing dampstaining and light damage to the covers from poor storage. Contents are generally very good unless noted.


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