Lot 109 of 725:
Baseball Canto by Ferlinghetti, with signed baseball 1 of 26  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - unsold
$500 - $800

Baseball Canto - broadside poem, with signed baseball

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence


Sore Dove Press



Broadside poem. Letter "Y" of 26 boxed signed and numbered sets of the broadside with a Major League baseball signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Poem copyright 1973. Ball in a plastic box, broadside rolled, tied with black & orange ribbon, housed in maroon calf drop-back box, with window to see signed baseball, box lettered in bronze.

As a San Francisco Giants fan, Ferlinghetti's signed poem is rolled and tied with a black and orange ribbon. His poem is about watching the likes of famed San Francisco Giants players Juan Marichal and Willie Mays play ball. Published by Soheyl Dahi at the Sore Dove Press. A unique work about baseball, with a signed baseball, in a lovely presentation box.

Lot Amendments


Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained directly from the lot details page for each item or by contacting William Taylor prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.