Early Baseball

Manual of Physical Exercises.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1875.

Third Edition, Revised. Woodcut frontispiece portrait and 125 illustrations in the text. 353 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Early Baseball. Original brown cloth, gilt spine. Some minor rubbing of extremities to binding, minor light browning or soiling to text, else a Fine copy Not in Graboni or Smith. Item #41333

A fascinating book on physical culture, which devotes a full chapter to the budding National Sport of baseball (pp. 185-192), containing, among other things the "Rules and Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players, held in New York, December 12th, 1866"

Price: $250.00 Free Domestic Delivery