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We Knapps Thought it Was Nice by  Edward Spring (South Side Club) Knapp - First edition, number 192 of 200 copies for private distribution - 1940 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

We Knapps Thought it Was Nice

by (South Side Club) Knapp, Edward Spring

Condition: Tan cloth, with paper label on spine. Fine. Family presentation inscription from the author's daughter on front flyleaf


New York: Privately printed, 1940. First edition, number 192 of 200 copies for private distribution. Illustrated. 211 pp. Designed by T.M. Cleland and printed at the Marchbanks Press. 1 vols. 4to. Tan cloth, with paper label on spine. Fine. Family presentation inscription from the author's daughter on front flyleaf. First edition, number 192 of 200 copies for private distribution. Illustrated. 211 pp. Designed by T.M. Cleland and printed at the Marchbanks Press. 1 vols. 4to. Sport on Long Island before 'The Age of Speed'. Posthumously published family history and recollections of life at the Knapp family house in Bayshore. The second half of the book (pp. 90 on) is a substantial memoir of sporting on Long Island in the late 1880s and 1890s, including horse racing, angling, shooting quail and geese, and the South Side Club. Not in Wetzel, Bruns, Heller, or Biscotti


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 237063
  • Title: We Knapps Thought it Was Nice
  • Author: (South Side Club) Knapp, Edward Spring
  • Format/binding: Illustrated. 211 pp. Designed by T.M. Cleland and printed at the Marchbanks Press. 1 vols. 4to
  • Book condition: Used - Tan cloth, with paper label on spine. Fine. Family presentation inscription from the author's daughter on front flyleaf
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition, number 192 of 200 copies for private distribution
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately printed
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1940
  • Keywords: Angling | Hunting / Shooting | New York State
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports & Games; Americana;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / General;


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