Lot 20 of 168:
Inscribed by Crooner Bing Crosby  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Bing

Author:
Crosby, Ted and Larry

Place:
Los Angeles

Publisher:
The Bolton Printing Co., Inc.

Date:
1937

Description:

205 pages. (8vo) blue cloth covered boards, gilt stamped titles and gil stamped star patterns on front board. First Edition.

With a complete list of Bing Crosby records at the rear. Inscribed by Bing Crosby on the front free endsheet. 

Donated by Ken Sanders Rare Books, Salt Lake City UT.

From the Preface- "It's difficult for me to imagine anyone seriously interested in my biography, but my brothers have long importuned me for permission to write it, and when they exhibited encouraging letters from a prospective publisher, I blushingly consented. The following result proves the brothers are naturally inclined to make somewhat of a hero of me. But however sophomoric their efforts, all incidents are true."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine faded and discolored; covers stained; large dampstains and large abraded patches; corners worn; fore edge lightly dampstained; good only.


 
Item number:
270101
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