Lot 27 of 522:
First novel to feature the sport of baseball, 1880  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$720
$400 - $600

The Fairport Nine

Brooks, Noah

New York

Charles Scribner's Sons



x, 188, +[6] ad pp. (12mo) original green cloth stamped in gilt and black, gilt image of a baseball pitcher on the front cover and a batter on the spine. First Edition.

The first novel to feature the sport of Baseball. Quite scarce.

Lot Amendments

Some rubbing, wear and staining to covers, slight lean to spine; light staining to edges of text block, some pencil markings from previous owner; overall about very good.

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