Inside Box 1663 Los Alamos/Manhattan Project Atom Bomb Book Signed/Autographed/Inscribed by Author Eleanor Jette (1977 1st Edition Softcover) *****USPS FIRST CLASS SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

By: Inside Box 1663 by Eleanor B. Jette

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Book Condition: Excellent

Title of Vintage “Los Alamos Project” Author-autographed/signed/inscribed Book:  “Inside Box 1663”.  Excellent reading on this particular subject, and a rare/scarce printing of the first edition of this title.

***“The story of two amazing years when the Jette family "disappeared" into a world of secrecy, isolation, and intense work that produced the world's first atomic bombs.”.

This book is partially a personal memoir/narrative about the author’s life in Los Alamos while her chemist/metallurgist husband worked there in the laboratories on the design and construction/development of the first atomic bomb to end WWII, as well as a history of the Manhattan Project itself. Her primary focus is on the social interaction and community life of a group of people working on a top secret project in an effort to help put an end to the second world war/World War II.

Book contains black & white photographs, Appendix, and Index.

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Author: Eleanor Jette

Library of Congress/General Subject(s)/Category (Categories)/Genre(s): Atomic Bomb - History; Nuclear Energy - Research - New Mexico - Los Alamos - History; Wives - United States - Biography

Date of Publication: 1977 (1970s)

Edition/Printing: First (1st) edition, third (3rd) printing

Publisher: Los Alamos Historical Society - New Mexico

Special Attributes: Autographed/signed/inscribed on the back cover where her image appears. Inscription reads “Eleanor B. Jette”.

ISBN #: 0-941232-02-6

Material(s)/Format: Soft cover/paperback - linen-like textured paper wraps, as issued!

Dust Jacket(s): None, as issued!

Size/Measurements: 8 7/8" x 5 3/4"

Total Numbered Pages: 132

Ex-Library/Ex-Remainder Volume(s): NO!

Quantity: One (1)

Condition Summary: Book remains in excellent condition (particularly given the rarity/scarcity of this title & printing).

Detailed Condition Description Specifics:

*Exterior Covers & Edges: Front and back covers remain clean and unmarked. Brown coloration on covers remains strong, evincing no sun fading. There is normal wear to the areas adjacent to the spine, from the book having been opened/closed for reading. There is a small black smudge mark on the outer right page edges. There is a tiny fold in the lower corner of the front cover. There are a couple of edge nicks to the paper cover, and the faintest bit of soiling visible on some of the ivory portions of the covers.

*Binding(s)/Spine(s): Binding remains sound and tightly intact.

*Interior Contents: Interior pages remain bright white and clean, exhibiting no rips, tears, corner folds, writing or highlighting. There are no loose or missing pages. There is a small white address label affixed to the upper right corner of the title page containing the address information for “Glorya Maginnis, Belen, NM”.

Excerpt from “Introduction”: “Many stories have been written about Los Alamos: “Home of the Atom Bomb;” “First Bastion of the Nation’s Defense;” “Birthplace of the New Era;” etc. I, too, am going to write about Los Alamos. It was my home for more than five years.

The Smyth report states: “There was no Laboratory, no library, no shop, no adequate power plant. The sole means of approach was a winding mountain road. That the handicaps of the site were overcome to a considerable degree is a tribute to the unstinting efforts of the scientific and military personnel.” Science-wise I believe every word of the statement. Otherwise - well, that’s what I want to talk about.

This is my story only in so far as I happen to be the participating observer. It is the story of the lives of men and women who lived and worked in grim secrecy to hasten the end of the war. It is the story of those who shared the bitter post-war struggle to hold the establishment together and rebuild its prestige in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. We were all part of it whether we served in the Laboratories or in the homes.”

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Title: Inside Box 1663 Los Alamos/Manhattan Project Atom Bomb Book Signed/Autographed/Inscribed by Author Eleanor Jette (1977 1st Edition Softcover) *****USPS FIRST CLASS SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

Author Name: Inside Box 1663 by Eleanor B. Jette

Categories: History - Ancient, U.S., World, etc,

Edition/Printing: 1st Edition, 3rd Printing

Publisher: New Mexico, Los Alamos Historical Society : 1977

ISBN Number/#: 0941232026

ISBN Number/# 13: 9780941232029

Binding/Type: Softcover

Book Condition: Excellent

Dust Jacket Type/Condition: N/A

Page Count: Eleanor B. Jette

Size: 8 7/8

lbs: 1.00 1 lbs

Seller ID: Los Alamos Manhattan Project Inside Box 1663 Book

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