Lot 318 of 400:
The Unsinkable Titanic Thompson  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Unsinkable Titanic Thompson: A Good Ole Boy Who Became a World Super Star Gambler and Hustler

Author:
Stowers, Carlton

Place:
[Burnet, TX]

Publisher:
[Eakin Press]

Date:
[1982]

Description:

x, 234 pp. Illustrated from photographs. 8vo. Brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket. First Edition.

Alvin Clarence "Titanic" Thompson was a legend in his own time. One of the great con artists in history, Thompson was also an avid golfer. His life reads like a fascinating novel and his acquaintances include Al Capone, Lucky" Luciano, Howard Hughes, Minnesota Fats and Walter Winchell. D&M 73890; D&J S39400. Scarce.


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Condition:
Jacket price clipped; else fine.


 
Item number:
286905
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