Philadelphia: The Athletic Publishing Company No. 1124 Arch Street, 1888. First edition. Rare and Important Early Baseball Book... Read More
New York: The Viking Press, . Unrevised proofs.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition.
[Williamsport, Ohio: c 1916].
Chicago and New York: Published by A. G. Spaulding & Bros, 1890. The guide first issued in 1877.
New York: Robert M. De Witt, 1874-1883. First edition. Early Baseball Guides. Partial run of this early baseball guide, the official publication of the Amateur and Professional Association, written by one of the fathers of the game, Henry Chadwick. Contains rules, instructions on how to score a game, player stats...
Philadelphia [?]: Ca. 1905. Baseball Sports Caricature, Philadelphia, Ca. 1905. The subjects, two dapper young men seated in third base line box seats, are identified as Bill Reynolds and Tommy O'Keefe. Both are nattily dressed, with diamond stickpins in their ties; Tommy wears a straw boater with a hatband labeled...
New York: Published by Mark H. Newman & Co, (1846). 1846 Baseball Image. Charles Sanders was the author of a very successful series of school readers. His first primer was published in 1840 with the same image, and the “Pictorial Primer” appeared in 1846. American Imprints cites two other edition...
New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1911. First edition. Superb Copy. One of the key works in the literature of baseball, by one of the prime movers in its codification and development. In addition to his pitching career (which began in 1865), Spalding helped organize the National League, cofounded the...
Morristown, NJ: 1912. The Morristown Nine of 1912. A wonderful study of the team, recalling the Great National Game of home-town America, and a splendid item of New Jersey history.
Providence: Published by Geo. P.Daniels, 1839. Early "Base, or Goal Ball", 1839. Rare and early description (pp. 19-20) of the nascent game which ultimately became the national pastime. OCLC notes editions of 1835 and 1836 which are equally rare, but whether or not either contains a section on baseball is not clear.
Boston: W.S. Carr & Co 83 Pearl Street, 1888.
St. Louis: Allied Printing, 1939. Celebarting Baseball's Centennial.
Boston: Wright & Ditson Retail Store: 344 Washington Street (nera Milk Street). Wholesale Store: 95 Pearl Street, 1895. A rare trade catalogue of 19th-century baseball gear, profusely illustrated with wood-engravings of products offered by Wright & Ditson -- including Spalding bats and mitts, catcher's masks, bases, shoes, uniforms and caps...
New Haven: S. Babcock, 1849. A compendium of children's games, including a relatively early mention of baseball, as well as two illustrations of the game, one of which is a full page. Any pre-Civil War baseball references are hard to find. This is fine copy of this fragile pamphlet. Rosenbach's...
[Brooklyn: 1860's]. Very interesting album of a talented amateur draughtsman drawings, including one of 'sambo" playing the banjo, several baseball drawings, e.g., a Baseball player 'seeing Stars" dated January 15, 1867, p. 15, s baseball Diamond, Lacrosse Player, a Firemen "running to a Fire", p. 25 (with coloring), etc.
Princeton, N.J: The Princeton University Press, 1899. With completed score sheet, showing Princeton the victor, 6-2.
[New York:]: Liebenroth von Auw, 1887. The pictorial title page depicts a standing baseball team surrounding a seated coach, surmounted by patriotic motifs and above a design of crossed bats and equipment. The other illustrations are skillfully rendered field level scenes of a Wild Pitch, Fly Ball, Foul Ball, a....
Lakewood, Ohio: 1913-1916. Including about 18 photographs of the Lakewood (Ohio) Fire Department Baseball team of 1916, including Eernest And Dooles with the mascot; 42 photos of the Lakewood Masonic Baseball team and about 60 photos of an automobile trip from Cleveland to St. Paul in 1915; With the circus...
N.p: n.d. [1940s?]. The Yankee Clipper & the Bronx Bomber Pose Together. Rare photograph of the two legendary athletes posing playfully side by side, Dimaggio grinning with his bat cocked over right shoulder, Louis standing with his fists clenched, ready to land a right to Dimaggio's chin. According to biographers.....
Montreal: Canadian Sporting Publishing Company 269 Sty. Catherine Street, West, .
[New York]: A.G. Spalding, 1919.
A.G. Spalding & Bros, Januray 5, 1920. Spalding's 1920 wholesale price list for dealers, fully illustrated. Price.
New York: D. Appleton and Company 443 & 445 Broadway, 1865. First edition. Early Baseball Reference. Chapter five (pp. 48-55) contains the earliest fictional reference to the game of baseball, including choicing up sides by grabbing the bat. Precedes Everett’s CHANGING BASE, 1868, which Grobani labels the first novel to...
New York: D. Appleton and Company 443 & 445 Broadway, 1865. First edition. Early Baseball Reference. Chapter Five of this work contains the earliest fictional reference to the game of baseball.
New York: William Morrow, 1972. First edition. Inscribed to the Editor. INSCRIBED, "To Phil, As editor, all problems of theme, structure, style and character are of course your responsibilty! Best Barry 12/11/82."