Lot #137
Mercury 7

Mercury 7
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Description

Mercury 7

Signed book: We Seven. First edition, first printing. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1962. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.75 x 9.5, 352 pages. Signed on the second free end page in black felt tip by John Glenn, Wally Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Scott Carpenter, and in blue ink by Alan Shepard. Also permanently affixed to the page is an ink signature, “Virgil I. Grissom,” closely clipped from a check, as well as a felt tip signature of Deke Slayton on a 3.5 x 2 off-white card. Autographic condition: fine, with light bank stamp to first three letters of Grissom’s signature and slight haloing Slayton’s signature. Book condition: VG+/VG. Black cloth-covered boards; corners bumped; paper over rear hinge splitting; small ink stamp to rear pastedown. Dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve; small chips/tears and creases to edges, with one larger tear (approx. 2.5 inches) to rear upper edge; slight rubbing and soiling; yellowing from one removed piece of non-archival tape; price-clipped. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation Auction
  • Dates: May 16 - May 23





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