Description

    Baa Baa Black Sheep Signed by
    "Pappy Boyington" and the Japanese Ace
    who Claimed to Have Shot Him Down

    Col. Gregory ("Pappy") Boyington. Baa Baa Black Sheep. Fresno: Wilson Press, Inc., [1958]. Seventeenth printing. Inscribed on the half-title by "Pappy" Boyington: "To Norman Martin-/With Warmest Regards/Always-/Pappy Boyington. Additionally inscribed on the half-title by Masajiro "Mike" Kawato, the Japanese Ace pilot who claimed to have shot down Boyington on January 3, 1944: "Masajiro Mike Kawato/[text in Japanese]/Japanese WWII Ace 19 Victories/I shot down Col Greg/Pappy Boyington/Jan 26, 1982-". Octavo. 384 pages. With inserted frontispiece portrait. Publisher's full blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, jacket worn at edges, with dampstaining to rear panel, some wear to binding. Later price sticker on rear jacket panel. Still, a good copy. Boyington and Kawato eventually became friends (and even sometimes appeared at book signings together), but there is controversy as to whether Kawato is actually the Ace who shot down Boyington (although Kawato maintained that he had done so until his death).


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,240

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 17 Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131