Lot 48 of 576:
Grantland Rice - Autographed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$660
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Two Books - Autographed by the author and Numerous Major League Baseball Players

Author:

Place:
New York

Publisher:

Date:
Various dates

Description:

Includes:

  • Songs to the Open. (8vo) green cloth with gilt design and lettering, dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Slight wear to jacket and cloth, rubbing to extremities; yellowing to pages; near fine. The Century Co, [1924].
  • The Best of Grantland Rice. Illustrated from photographs. (8vo) green cloth. Signed on the front endpapers by 16 Major League Baseball players. Signatures include: Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron and others. Wear and fading to cloth, rubbing to extremities, some corner bumps; pages yellowing; very good. Franklin Watts, Inc, [1963].

First Editions.

Henry Grantland Rice was an early 20th-century American sportswriter known for his elegant prose. His writing was published in newspapers around the country and broadcast on the radio.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Very good or better.


 
Item number:
269577
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