US Auction #3 - Sport & Sporting Books
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REAL or COURT Tennis. - Pierre ETCHEBASTER (1893-1980)
Pierre’s Book The Game of Court Tennis... Edited and Introduced by George Plimpton.
first edition, inscribed by Etchebaster
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.
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.
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
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.