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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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"FOR MY PARTNER D. BASIL O'CONNOR"

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.). Public Papers of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Albany, 1930. Two volumes.

First editions of Roosevelt's collected public papers from his time as governor, inscribed in Volume I by Roosevelt to his law partner in New York City, who went on to become a polio advocate, an executive at the American Red Cross, and co-founder of both the Warm Springs Foundation and March of Dimes: "For my partner D. Basil O'Connor with the affectionate regards of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1931," in a special full morocco presentation binding stamped with Basil O'Connor's name. $12,500.

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SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF AFRICAN GAME TRAILS, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES SIGNED BY THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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

Signed limited first edition, number 495 of only 500 copies signed by Roosevelt, with 50 illustrations, including photographs, photogravures, drawings, and a map. $7500.

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SIGNED BY FORTY HALL OF FAME BASEBALL PLAYERS

(BASEBALL). Baseball Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary. New York, 1988.

First edition of this generously illustrated collection of essays celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Baseball Hall of Fame, signed on the half title and title pages by 40 Hall of Famers, including Hank Aaron, Whitey Ford, Johnny Bench, Willie Stargell, Bob Feller, Yogi Berra, Brooks Robinson, Stan Musial, Duke Snider and Willie Mays. $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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WITH 175 SIGNATURES OF YANKEES PLAYERS, MANY SIGNING MULTIPLE TIMES, INCLUDING YOGI BERRA, PHIL RIZZUTO, HANK BAUER, CATFISH HUNTER, DON MATTINGLY, AND MANY MORE

(BERRA, Yogi, RIZZUTO, Phil et al.) HONIG, Donald. New York Yankees. New York, 1987.

First revised edition of Honig’s profusely illustrated history of the New York Yankees, with 175 signatures of Yankees players—many signing multiple times—including numerous Hall of Famers. $7000.

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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND 25 OTHER "EVERESTERS" AND MOUNTAINEERING LEGENDS

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

First edition, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and 25 other Everest climbers and mountaineering greats on the title page and dedication leaf. With eight color photographic plates, 48 half-tone plates and a number of in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches. $6500.

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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND 20 OTHER "EVERESTERS" AND MOUNTAINEERING LEGENDS

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

First edition, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and 20 other Everest climbers and mountaineering greats on the title page and dedication leaf. With eight color photographic plates, 48 half-tone plates and a number of in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches. $6500.

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"A COMPREHENSIVE AND WIDE-RANGING VIEW INTO AMERICAN BREWING IN 1901"

WAHL, Robert; HENIUS, Max. American Handy-Book of the Brewing, Malting and Auxiliary Trades. Chicago, 1901.

First edition of this scarce guide to brewing by the founders of the Wahl-Henius Institute of Fermentology in Chicago. Considered one of the two most important pre-prohibition texts on beer and brewing from that time due to its encyclopedic scope and numerous detailed wood-engraved illustrations. A desirable copy in nicely restored original wallet-flap morocco binding. $5800.

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SIGNED BY 65BASEBALL PLAYERS

DIMAGGIO, Joe; HONIG, Donald. The New York Yankees. New York, 1981.

First edition of Honig's profusely illustrated history of the New York Yankees, signed by 65 baseball players including Joe DiMaggio, Whitey Ford, Catfish Hunter, Dave Righetti, Sparky Lyle, and many more. $5500.

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