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The National Game.

St. Louis: National Game Publishing Company, 1910, [i.e., September 1911].

Price: $2,250.00


About the item

Second, expanded edition. Illustrated. lxvi, 410 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Presentation Copy. Original burgundy gilt-pictorial cloth. Lightest rubbing. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. Grobani 6-8; Smith 693.

Item #367469

Expanded edition of the first standard history of Baseball, with an addendum at pp. lxii-lxvi and a note at the end of text publishing a letter dated June 1911.
The sportswriters’ wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is named after Spink. A nice copy of a scarce book, here with a presentation from the author, “Mr. & Mrs. W. B. Ruther 1928, Compliments of A.H. Spink”
An important book in superior condition.