Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #85 begins on 10 Sep 2020

US Auction #3 begins on 13 Aug 2020

US Auction #3 - Sport & Sporting Books

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Lot 33

REAL or COURT Tennis. - Pierre ETCHEBASTER (1893-1980)

Pierreā€™s Book The Game of Court Tennis... Edited and Introduced by George Plimpton.

first edition, inscribed by Etchebaster

Lot 34

AUTHOR'S COPY, corrected. - Charles Gilbert HEATHCOTE (1841-1913) and others.

[Badminton Library] Tennis ... Lawn Tennis ... Rackets .... Fives ..... Second Edition

Museum quality: Charles Heathcote's copy, with his manuscript corrections.

Lot 35

ETON Fives Courts, Cricket, etc. - John Moyer HEATHCOTE (1800-1890) & others.


One other know copy (BL), icnludes translatins of Schiller, Friedrich von MATTHISSON, and others.

Lot 36

ICE SKATING. - John Moyer HEATHCOTE (1834-1912), and others.

Badminton Library] Skating [and] Figure-Skating.

Family provenance: Charles G. Heathcote's copy, brother of the author

Lot 54

BASEBALL. - Willie MAYS, John THORN & others.

[Two signed works:] The Hidden Game of Baseball ; [and] Say Hey The Autobiography of Willie Mays.

first editions, signed.

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