February 2013 Auction Ends Wednesday, February 6th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 2/6/2013 8:08:00 PM

Lot #226: Arthur Ashe's Personal Address Book -- With Handwritten Entries by Ashe of His Friends & Acquaintances -- Including Muhammad Ali, O.J. Simpson, John McEnroe, Walter Cronkite & Many More


Arthur Ashe's personal address book, with names of more than 750 friends, family and acquaintances, each entry handwritten by the tennis superstar. Notable entries include: Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron, William F. Buckley, Walter Cronkite, Dizzie Gillespie, Ted Kennedy, John McEnroe, Robert Redford, O.J. Simpson and many more celebrity athletes, musicians and politicians. 111-sheet book features a black faux-leather soft cover measuring 5.75" x 6.5". Pages are worn with minor toning throughout; a few of the address book's leafs have become detached, though still placed inside the book. Leather boards are worn and splitting along binding. Else very good, with bold, legible entries. With an LOA from Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Minimum Bid:$1,000
Number of Bids:1