Item Number: 595
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1931.
First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the front endpage, “To C. Woodward/ Sincerely Frank Hawkes”. Light wear, else fine in a very good plus jacket with very light wear to the extremities.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition Of John Updikes Collection of Golf Writings; Signed by Updike and with a Full Page Drawing by Illustrator Paul Szep
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by John Updike on the title page. Additionally signed by the illustrator Paul Szep. who has drawn a full page sketch of John Updike. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"I didn't aspire to be a good sport; 'champion' was good enough for me": First Edition of Tennis Legend Fred Perry's Autobiography; Lengthily Inscribed by Him
London: Hutchinson, 1984.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Ally Middleton, Roy tells me you are the most dangerous when trailing 0-40 and I’m inclined to believe him! All best wishes, Fred Perry.” Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.
New York: The John Day Company, 1972.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by Pearl S. Buck. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a closed tear to the front panel. Trade editions are uncommon signed, as the author passed away one year after publication.
London: Arthur Guiness and Son, 1977.
First edition, signed limited edition. Quarto, bound in full green morocco, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Wimbledon champion and tennis legend Fred Perry. In fine condition, with a contemporary bookplate to the half title page. Rare.