A lover of all sports, they watch all the big games and follow their favorite teams with full devotion. They learn the rules, the history, and statistics of every game and team, and in most cases, have played it themselves. They are the sports fan. Below are some of our picks for the sports fan on your list. Enjoy!
Scrimmage. By Stanley Kaplan. Linocut, 2007. Inscribed “6/25.” $200.00
Lawn Tennis Match. Published by William MacKenzie, London, Edinburgh & Glasgow. Lithograph, hand colored, c. 1860. $265.00
Bike Race. By Robert Cook. Bronze sculpture, 1996. 8″ tall. Inscribed “1/10.” $1,200.00
The Princeton Yale Foot-Ball Match at the Berkeley Oval. By T. de Thulstrup. Published by Harper’s Weekly, New York. Wood engraving, Dec. 7, 1889. Hand colored double page centerfold. $285.00
Bases Loaded. By Stanley Kaplan. Linocut, 2007. Inscribed “2/25.” $250.00
Fishing Implements. By C. J. Muckersie. Published by Henry Lea & Co., 125 Fleet Street, London. Lithograph, hand colored, c. 1850. Drawn Expressly for the “The Book British of Field Sports” by Henry Downes Miles. Lithographed by R. S. Groom, Wilkinson & Co. A composite of fishing lines, reels, lures and bobbers. $195.00
Rule XIII……..Worm casts may be removed……without penalty. By Charles Crombie. Published by Perrier, London. Chromolithograph, 1906. “Never shall I forget the unearthly yell that rent the peaceful stillness of the morning.” Letters of a Angler. From Charles Crombie’s “Rules of Golf Illustrated.” First edition, with a Perrier advertisement and copyright on the verso of each print. $275.00
Between Sets. By Emily Trueblood. Two-block woodcut, 2000. Inscribed “A.P.” $150.00
The Stadium. By Su-Li Hung. Two-color woodcut, 1999. Inscribed “21/50.” $150.00
Big Game Bartlett Pears. Color lithograph, c. 1930’s. Great image of football player with ball, in a stadium. The Big Game is the Cal Berkeley vs Stanford match, the grower graduated from Berkeley. Shipper: Dennis W. Leary. Origin: Walnut Grove, Sacramento Delta CA. Original fruit crate label. $30.00
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