Signed by Tom Watson
The New Rules of Golf
Item Number: 1697
New York: Random House, 1984.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Tom Watson on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with two small closed tears.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Pocket Books, 1993.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by Tom Watson on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Written with Nick Seitz. Foreword by Fred Couples. Illustrated by Anthony Ravielli.
Two black and white photographs from circa 1961 of Mickey Mantle and Rogers Maris. Each is inscribed to their 1961 teammate Billy Gardner. The Mantle photograph is signed, “To Billy My Best Wishes, Mickey Mantle.” The Maris photograph is signed, “To Bill, Best wishes to a hell of a nice guy, Roger Maris.” A nice association linking these teammates from the World Series champions. The 1961 Yankees are often mentioned as a candidate for the unofficial title of greatest baseball team in history.
First Edition of Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses; Inscribed by William Woodward To Nelson Doubleday
Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses: From the Collection of William Woodward. With Notes by W.S. Vosburgh.
New York: Privately Printed for Ernest R. Gee [by The Derrydale Press], 1929.
First edition, one of 300 copies. Quarto, bound original full red crimson morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt tooling to the spine with raised bands, gilt ruled covers with gilt title on front cover, top edge gilt. Inscribed by the author, “To Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Doubleday with my best and affectionate regards William Woodward.” The recipient, Nelson Doubleday was a United States book publisher and president of Doubleday Company from 1922-1946. His father Frank N. Doubleday founded the business. Contains sixty-eight engraved plates and three charts. In very good condition.
Black and white photograph of the 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers signed by Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Carl Furillo, Dale Mitchell, and five others in ink. The silver gelatin print measures 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 14.5 inches by 16.5 inches. Rare and desirable signed by these baseball legends.
Rare First Editions Of Mastering The Art Of French Cooking Volumes 1 & 2; Both Volumes Signed By Julia Child
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961-70.
First editions of both volumes of this classic cook book. Quarto, 2 volumes, original illustrated boards. Volume 1 is signed by “Bon Appetit Julia Child” on a bookplate. Volume two is inscribed by and dated in the year of publication by Julia Child on the half title page. Both copies are in near fine condition in near fine dust jackets. A very nice set, rare signed in both volumes.