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“THE ILLUSTRATIONS ARE AMONG THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TO EVER GRACE EQUESTRIAN LITERATURE”

CAVENDISH, William, Duke of Newcastle. Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux. London, 1737.

Second edition of Cavendish’s important first treatise on the horse and horsemanship, with engraved title page and 42 wonderful double-page folio engravings of horse breeds and training methods, all pulled directly from the original 1658 copperplates, and 50 in-text woodcut diagrams. Beautifully bound in period-style full calf-gilt. $14,000.

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BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY DALÍ WITH AN ORIGINAL SKETCH OF A SHOOTING STAR

DALÍ, Salvador. Diners de Gala. New York, 1973.

Desirable first edition of this extravagant, lavishly illustrated cookbook created by Dalí in honor of his wife Gala, an exceptional copy boldly inscribed in black felt pen by Dalí across two pages preceding title page to "Josefine," with his sketch of shooting star above his name, "Dalí, 1975." $13,500.

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VERY SCARCE INSCRIBED PRESENTATION FIRST EDITION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S AFRICAN GAME TRAILS—THE SANG COPY

ROOSEVELT, Theodore. African Game Trails. New York, 1910.

First trade edition, inscribed by Theodore Roosevelt in the year of publication: "To Sir William Edmund Garstin with the regard of Theodore Roosevelt, Sept 20th 1910." With 50 illustrations, including photographs, photogravures, drawings and a map. From the renowned Americana collection of Mrs. Philip D. Sang. $9600.

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“BOTTLED VELVET,” “ABSINTHE” AND “RUM FLIP”

THOMAS, Jerry. How to Mix Drinks. New York, 1862.

First edition, later state, of the first drink manual published in the United States, prepared by the bartender at the Metropolitan Hotel in New York, illustrated with numerous in-text wood-engravings, including a diagram of a still. $9000.

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“THIS KNOTTY AND THORNY SUBJECT OF WITCHES”

WEBSTER, John. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. London, 1677.

First edition, large-paper copy, of Webster's important treatise on witchcraft, which anticipates the modern psychological concept of the power of suggestion, handsomely bound by Ramage and with dignified chain of provenance, including the noted collections of Henry Huth and Compton Mackenzie. $8500.

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INSCRIBED BY FDR ABOARD THE “FLOATING WHITE HOUSE” TO HIS SON ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.) GOWANLOCH, James Nelson. Fishes and Fishing in Louisiana. New Orleans, February 1933.

First edition of this report on the fresh and saltwater fish of Louisiana, presentation-association copy, specially bound for Franklin D. Roosevelt and inscribed by the president to his son Elliott, “For Elliott Roosevelt, on board the U.S.S. Potomac, May 1st, 1937, Franklin D. Roosevelt.” $7500.

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WONDERFUL ORIGINAL GOLF SCORECARD FROM THE COURSES AT ANDREWS (AIR FORCE BASE), FILLED OUT FOR THE EAST COURSE ENTIRELY IN OBAMA'S OWN HAND AND SIGNED BY "OBAMA"

OBAMA, Barack. Golf scorecard filled out and signed. Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, circa 2008-16.

Original color golf scorecard from the Courses at Andrews (AFB), filled out for 17 holes of the east course entirely in his own hand, with his handwritten player name: "OBAMA." $7500.

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CHARLES ELLIOT PERKINS’ OWN COPY OF THE PINTO HORSE

PERKINS, Charles E. The Pinto Horse. Santa Barbara, 1927.

First edition, with a signed original pen-and-ink illustration of a cowboy on horseback by Edward Borein and “Charles Elliot Perkins-Santa Barbara-California, May 1928” written in the author’s hand on the front free endpaper. $7200.

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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY, TENZING NORGAY, CHARLES WYLIE AND WILFRED NOYCE

(HILLARY, Edmund) HUNT, John. Ascent of Everest. London, 1953.

First edition, with eight color photographic plates, 48 black-and-white plates, and a number of in-text illustrations, signed by the first two men to reach the summit of Everest, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and two other members of their historic 1953 Everest expedition team, Charles Wylie and Wilfred Noyce. $6200.

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"TO MICHAEL, OF ST. THOMAS, WHERE I HAVE ALSO HAD WONDERFUL MOMENTS OF LIFE"

MACLEAN, Norman. River Runs Through It. Chicago and London, 1976.

First edition, first printing, of Norman Maclean's first book, warmly inscribed by him in the year of publication: "University of Chicago. May 19, 1976. To Michael, of St. Thomas, where I have also had wonderful moments of life. Norman," a beautiful copy. $6000.

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