Sale 167 Lot 239

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.

<< Previous       Return to Catalogue       Next >>

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

back to top