CAIDEN, MARTIN. The Astronauts: The Story of Project Mercury, America's Man-in-Space Program. NY: 1960. Original black cloth, dust jacket. Interior clean; jacket with closed tear to lower panel, head and tail of spine and corners rubbed.
Second printing, signed on the f.f.e. by seven Mercury astronauts, including Gus Grissom, who also signs on the half title: JOHN A. GLENN, JR; M. SCOTT CARPENTER; WALTER W. SCHIRRA; VIRGIL I. GRISSOM; DONALD K. SLAYTON. LEROY S. COOPER; ALAN B. SHEPARD JR.