Sale 18BP02 | Lot 317

[HORSE RACING] IRVING, JOHN B. The South Carolina Jockey Club.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 317
[HORSE RACING] IRVING, JOHN B. The South Carolina Jockey Club.
Charleston: Russell & James, 1857. First edition, inscribed by Irving on the front endpaper and signed on the title page, the Litchfield copy. Publisher's blue cloth stamped with a mounted jockey in gilt on the upper cover and gilt lettered on spine, housed in a cloth slipcase. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (22 x 14 cm); 1 plate on yellow paper, 211 pp. Faint spotting throughout, binding lightly rubbed and spine darkened, bookplate of Edward Sands Litchfield.
An uncommon work, with a 6 line inscription in pencil to "C. Battelle Esq." dated 1869, further signed in pencil on the title (the work otherwise unidentified), and again at the end of the preface. Edward Sands Litchfield Collection Catalogue, p. 40.

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
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