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Lot 0020
  • Sport In Norfolk County
  • By Allan Forbes
  • Houghton Mifflin Company Signed Limited first edition, first printing, with date "1938" on title page & "Copyright 1938", no additional printings on copyright page.
  • Scarce vintage signed limited edition 1938 hardcover on "gentlemanly" sports on Boston's North Shore
  • Hardcover in slipcase. A rare book limited to 650 copies. Profusely Illustrated with vintage photos. All lettering/decoration bright.

    Description: "History of equestrian sport, Polo, golf, yachting, hunting etc., on Boston's North Shore and other locations around Boston, by one who knew it well. With much on the Dedham Polo Club and Myopia." Signed by author "Allan forbes" on limitation page which shows this to be number 395 of 650 copies. Printed title label on rear of slipcase also has "#395" written in ink.

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

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  • Domestic: $7 flat-rate shipping within the Continental US.
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  • Location: This item ships from Maine.

    Authenticity:
    Photos, descriptions and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned.

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  • Condition

    Internally tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt with little handling wear. The slipcase is worn with a split of the top outside corner extending from front to rear. No remainder mark; not x-library.

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Rare Sport in Norfolk County - Signed, 1938

    Estimate $40 - $60Aug 28, 2016
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