First Edition of Basketball is My Life; Inscribed by Celtics Legend Bob Cousy
Basketball Is My Life.
Item Number: 1367
Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice Hall, 1958.
First edition the Celtics legends autobiography. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by Bob Cousy. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition of Coaching Days and Coaching Ways; Finely Bound by Bayntun Bindery; From the Library of E.F. Hutton
London: MacMillan & Company, 1888.
First edition. Quarto, ornately bound in full red morocco by Bayntun. Gilt tooling to the spine, front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With the original cloth bound at the rear. Extensively illustrated with drawings by Herbert Railton and Hugh Thomson. From the library of Edward Francis Hutton with his bookplate. Hutton was an American financier and co-founder of E. F. Hutton & Co., one of the most respected financial firms in the United States. Along with his second wife was General Foods heiress, Marjorie Merriweather Post, whom he married in 1920 they built several famous houses including Hillwood, a Tudor revival style mansion on Long Island’s North Shore, Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, and the largest privately owned seagoing yacht of the era, the “Hussar V”, which is best known as the Sea Cloud. An exceptional presentation with noted provenance.
“A man who can putt is a match for anyone”: First Edition of Willie Park's The Art of Putting; Inscribed by Him
Edinburgh: J. & J. Gray & Company, 1920.
First edition of the author’s rare book on putting. Octavo, original cloth, top edge gilt, illustrated with plates from photographs. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “To C.A.J. Ament Esq. With Compliments, Willie Park.” Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed an inscribed.
"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in"First Edition of the "Definitive" Biography of Leonard Cohen; Signed by Him
New York: Ecco Press, 2012.
First edition of the definitive biography of Leonard Cohen. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the half title page. Rare signed.
Rare First Edition of William Reid's Golfing Reminiscences: The Growth of the Game, 1887-1925; Inscribed by Him
Edinburgh: J. & J. Gray, 1925.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “With the author’s compliments.” Near fine in the rare original dust jacket with a few small closed tears and wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.