"With thanks for a splendid lunch at Perino's where I could wear a suit without being asked if a table were available": First Edition of The Right Stuff; Signed by Tom Wolfe, Chuck Yeager and John Glenn
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979.
First edition of Wolfe’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth with titles to the spine in silver. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication, “For George With thanks for a splendid lunch at Perino’s where I could wear a suit without being asked if a table were available. Tom Wolfe October 17, 1979.” Additionally signed on the half-title page by pilot Chuck Yeager and by John Glenn; one of the Mercury Seven. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Kiyoshi Kanai. A very sharp example, rare signed by Wolfe, Yeager and Glenn.
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