FIRST EDITION OF ROGER ANGELLS Late Innings: A Baseball Companion; SIGNED BY HIM
Late Innings: A Baseball Companion.
Item Number: 4611
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Roger Angell on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear.
"It is difficult to imagine anyone writing better about anything" (The Boston Globe).
Other Books by this Author
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Dan, my team-mate and friend. With all my best, Roger.” Fine in near fine dust jacket.
"Here, at home inside a Jane Austen novel, I passed my college weekends, carving Sunday roasts and getting the station wagon serviced, explaining the double finesse in bridge, lacing up ice skates, sharing by radio the fall of Paris and the night bombings of London. . . having fallen not just in love but into a family": First Edition of Roger Angell's autobiography; Signed by Him
New York: Harcourt, 2006.
First edition of Angell’s autobiography of his early years growing up in New York. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by Roger Angell on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Viking Press, 1972.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Near fine in a near very good dust jacket that shows light wear. Inscribed by the author, "For ___ _____ yours in baseball! Roger Angell."
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Roger Angell on the title page. Small stain to the bottom page edges, near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
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.
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.
"For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind": Rare First Edition of Harry Vardons Classic Work "How To Play Golf
London: Methuen, 1912.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. In near fine condition with the spine gilt fresh, small repair to the crown of the spine.