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Auction archive: Lot number 250

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK OF DR. JOHN O'MEARA

Auction 02.10.1993
2 Oct 1993
Estimate
US$5,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:
US$8,050
Auction archive: Lot number 250

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK OF DR. JOHN O'MEARA

Auction 02.10.1993
2 Oct 1993
Estimate
US$5,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:
US$8,050
Beschreibung:

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK OF DR. JOHN O'MEARA AN EXTRORDINARY AUTOGRAPH BOOK CONTAINING THE NAMES OF OVER 100 NOTABLES RELATED TO BASEBALL. THE BOOK RESULTED FROM EXCHANGES OF CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ITS OWNER AND FAMOUS BALL PLAYERS IN THE 1920'S AND 1930'S. REPRESENTED ARE SIGNATURES OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY PLAYERS SUCH AS GEORGE WRIGHT BILLY HAMILTON, EDWARD HANLON, GEORGE GORE, W.E. GOLDSMITH (WHO CLAIMS ON HIS PAGE TO HAVE ORIGINATED THE CURVE BALL) AND PAUL RADFORD. NOTABLE TWENTIETH CENTURY PLAYERS INCLUDE BABE RUTH, LOU GEHRIG (2), CONNIE MACK, EDDIE COLLINS, TOMMY LEACH, HONUS WAGNER, WALTER JOHNSON, HUGH DUFFY, JIMMIE FOXX, TY COBB, JOHN MCGRAW, DIZZY DEAN, LEFTY GROVE AND HALL OF FAME UMPIRE BILLY EVANS. ALSO FOUND ARE SIGNATURES OF SOME WELL KNOWN SPORTS WRITERS OF THE DAY AND GEORGE M. COHAN. INCLUDED WITH THIS LOT ARE SIGNATURES ON PAPER SEPAPATE FROM THE BOOK FEATURING A LARGE BOLD NAPOLEON LAJOIE AND MICKEY COCKRANE. MANY OF THE SIGNERS INDICATED THEIR TEAMS OR PLAYING CAREER DATE. THE PAGES ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. ALSO INCLUDED ARE VARIOUS PIECES OF CORRESPONDENCE RELATED TO THE SIGNING OF THE BOOK INCLUDING LETTERS SIGNED BY JOE MCCARTHY AND EDWARD HANLON.

Auction archive: Lot number 250
Auction:
Datum:
2 Oct 1993
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, East
Beschreibung:

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK OF DR. JOHN O'MEARA AN EXTRORDINARY AUTOGRAPH BOOK CONTAINING THE NAMES OF OVER 100 NOTABLES RELATED TO BASEBALL. THE BOOK RESULTED FROM EXCHANGES OF CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ITS OWNER AND FAMOUS BALL PLAYERS IN THE 1920'S AND 1930'S. REPRESENTED ARE SIGNATURES OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY PLAYERS SUCH AS GEORGE WRIGHT BILLY HAMILTON, EDWARD HANLON, GEORGE GORE, W.E. GOLDSMITH (WHO CLAIMS ON HIS PAGE TO HAVE ORIGINATED THE CURVE BALL) AND PAUL RADFORD. NOTABLE TWENTIETH CENTURY PLAYERS INCLUDE BABE RUTH, LOU GEHRIG (2), CONNIE MACK, EDDIE COLLINS, TOMMY LEACH, HONUS WAGNER, WALTER JOHNSON, HUGH DUFFY, JIMMIE FOXX, TY COBB, JOHN MCGRAW, DIZZY DEAN, LEFTY GROVE AND HALL OF FAME UMPIRE BILLY EVANS. ALSO FOUND ARE SIGNATURES OF SOME WELL KNOWN SPORTS WRITERS OF THE DAY AND GEORGE M. COHAN. INCLUDED WITH THIS LOT ARE SIGNATURES ON PAPER SEPAPATE FROM THE BOOK FEATURING A LARGE BOLD NAPOLEON LAJOIE AND MICKEY COCKRANE. MANY OF THE SIGNERS INDICATED THEIR TEAMS OR PLAYING CAREER DATE. THE PAGES ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. ALSO INCLUDED ARE VARIOUS PIECES OF CORRESPONDENCE RELATED TO THE SIGNING OF THE BOOK INCLUDING LETTERS SIGNED BY JOE MCCARTHY AND EDWARD HANLON.

Auction archive: Lot number 250
Auction:
Datum:
2 Oct 1993
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, East
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