Group of six Mercury-related books, including two uncommon official NASA softcover books: This New Ocean: A History of Project Mercury, 6.75 x 9.75, 681 pages, published by NASA in 1966 as part of their Historical Series; and Project Mercury: A Chronology, NASA SP-4001, 7.75 x 10.25, 238 pages, published by NASA in 1963. In overall very good to fine condition, with noticeable wear and chipping to both spines, with some sunning to the Project Mercury book, and some slight creasing to covers of This New Ocean. Also includes a first edition of Schirra's Space, hardcover with dust jacket, signed and inscribed on the half-title page in black felt tip, "To Tami—Wally Schirra"; a copy of Starfall by Betty Grissom, hardcover with dust jacket; a staple-bound copy of a manual entitled "Space Medicine in Project Mercury," NASA SP-4003; and a wax-bound copy of Project Mercury: A Chronology, NASA SP-4001. From The Bill Lende Collection.
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