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Signed Sports-Book Collection with DiMaggio and Aaron (6)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $720
Collection of six autographed sports books, each signed by the respective author or subject athlete. 1) My Life Story by Joe Louis (Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1947). Hardcover. Signed by Joe Louis in black ink (grading "9") on the front flyleaf. Vg-Ex, with original dust jacket (Gd). 2) Joe DiMaggio The Yankee Clipper by Tom Meany (A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1951). Hardcover. Signed by DiMaggio in blue Sharpie ("10") on the cover. Fr-Gd, with a few missing pages and tape repair to the spine. No dust jacket, as issued. 3) The DiMaggio Albums (G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1989). Two-volume hardcover set in original slipcase. Volume one signed by DiMaggio in black Sharpie ("10") on the frontispiece. Nr-Mt. 4) If I Had A Hammer by Hank Aaron with Lonnie Wheeler (Harper Collins, New York, 1991). Hardcover. Signed by Aaron in black Sharpie ("9/10") on the title page. Nr-Mt, with original dust jacket (Nr-Mt). 5) I Love This Game! by Kirby Puckett (Harper Collins, New York, 1993). Hardcover. Signed by Puckett in blue Sharpie ("10") on the front flyleaf. Nr-Mt, with original dust jacket (Nr-Mt). 6) The Perfect Yankee by Don Larsen with Mark Shaw (Sagamore Publishing, Illinois, 2001). Softcover. Inscribed by Larsen "Don Larsen/Oct. 8 1956" in blue ink ("9/10") on the title page. Ex-Mt. Total: 6 signed books. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $720
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