New York: Bantam Books, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 422pp. Octavo [24 cm] in boards with spine title in silver gilt. Some rubbing to jacket, ink remainder mark to textblock top, else as new. Some dampstaining to photo at edges, as well as to edges of mat. Near fine / near fine. Item #50464
Includes a signed and matted photograph of the launch of the Friendship 7, in which Glenn became the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the earth, as part of Project Mercury ( the first manned spaceflight program in the U.S.).