Lot 32 of 478:
Early Baseball Juvenile - The Great Match 1877  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Great Match, And Other Matches

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Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Roberts Brothers

Date:
1877

Description:

293 pp. With illustrated frontispiece and first page vignette of two girls watching a baseball game, horseshoe illustration on last page of text, publisher's ads on endpapers. (12mo) 17x11 cm (6½x4¼"), original black cloth stamped in red, spine in red and gilt. First Edition.

A very early baseball themed juvenile novel, preceding Noah Brooks' "The Fairport Nine" by 3 years.


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Condition:
Some wear and rubbing to cloth; scattered light foxing, leaning a bit; very good.


 
Item number:
283554
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