Sale 167 Lot 239
THOMPSON, WINFIELD M. AND THOMAS W. LAWSON
The Lawson History of the America's Cup: A Record of Fifty Years. Boston: Thomas W. Lawson, 1902.
4to, original cream gilt-stamped cloth with morocco spine label, recent matching slipcase. Limited edition, one of 3,000 presentation copies, this to Rockford Public Library. Additional typed letter signed from Winfield M. Thompson to William L. Rowland, librarian of Rockford Public Library. Soiling to cloth concentrated at the spine; rebacked preserving majority of original linen.
Estimate $ 200-400
a few marks and finger smudges; small repaired tears to table of contents and dedication pages; tear to tissue guard "Maria Outsailing the America", corner p. 15 curled; 1-inch tear inner edge pp. 17-21 and 26; tissue guard attached mid-page 43; corner chipped on 271 and curled on 287.