New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Man on Spikes
The baseball season may be on hold, but you can still delve into the history, legends, and greatest moments of America's National Sport at James Cummins Bookseller. Highlights include A rare, early, large format "coffee-table" book on the sport, which, by this time, had already become the "national game”; an original pen and ink of flying Bums ... entitled "The Boid is on the Wing,” by award-winning American sports cartoonist, Willard Mullin; a Thornton Fisher cartoon panel commemorating the first Opening Day of Yankee Stadium, April 18, 1923; a rare photograph of two legendary athletes, Joe Dimaggio and Joe Louis, 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; as well as numerous first editions and hard to find titles.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Man on Spikes
[Williamsport, Ohio: c 1916]. Read More about Base Ball! New Holland vs. Williamsport Sun. Oct 2 on Williamsport Diamond This will be one of...
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing, (1948). First edition. Read More about The Dodgers and Me: The Inside Story
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..... Read More about Caricature of two sporting gents watching a Philadelphia Athletics baseball game, ca. 1905
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1952. Frst Edition. One of the much sought-after Putnam Sports Series of baseball team histories chronicling the New York Giants from their inception as a National League member in 1883. Read More about The New York Giants: An Informal History of a Great Baseball Club
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, . First edition. Read More about The Boston Red Sox
New York: Bantam, [April, 1982. First edition. Inscribed by author on half-title page " To Judy - who has great taste in books - you liked this one . Ron Luciano" Read More about The Umpire Speaks
New York: A.S. Barnes, . First Edition. Read More about Baseball's Greatest Teams
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..... Read More about Sanders’ Pictorial Primer: or an Introduction to “Sanders’ First Reader”
Medford [MA]: Self Published, n.d [c.1930s]. stated "Library Edition" Inscribed by author on title page " To Paul and Charlotte (the lucky ones!) from little me. (the slave) George Twombly" Read More about The All American Dropout and How to Succeed (if necessary) Without a Ph.D
New York: Macmillan, 1990. First edition. Read More about Mean at Work. The Craft of Baseball
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. Read More about BASEBALL TEAM OF 1912: Three photographs, each 9 3/4 x 13 inches, mounted in the original dark...
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..... Read More about Illustrated Catalogue of Base Ball Goods and Uniforms. Wright & Ditson
[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.... Read More about Nineteenth Century Naive album of Black and Baseball Interest with a Label 'specimens of Drawing...
Princeton, N.J: The Princeton University Press, 1899. With completed score sheet, showing Princeton the victor, 6-2. Read More about Official Souvenir Score Card of the Yale-Princeton Baseball Game. University Field. Saturday June...
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..... Read More about Photograph of Joe Dimaggio and Joe Louis posing playfully together
[New York]: A.G. Spalding, 1919. Read More about Spalding’s Complete Trade Price List
A.G. Spalding & Bros, Januray 5, 1920. Spalding's 1920 wholesale price list for dealers, fully illustrated. Price. Read More about Spalding’s Complete Trade Price List
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." Read More about Runner Mack
St. Louis: 1922. Read More about Ben Miller's Official Baseball Schedule 1922
n.p: . The drawing depicts an allegorical figure of Manhattan, in colonial garb, tipping his hat and bowing in homage to his neighbor across the Brooklyn Bridge: a rotund figure in a Brooklyn baseball uniform, bat in one hand, pennant in the other, standing in a field with "Brooklyn B.B...... Read More about Fine original pen-and-ink drawing, probably for a newspaper illustration, commemorating the 1916...
New York: Harper and Brothers, . First edition. Read More about The Long Season
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, . First Edition. Read More about The Chicago White Sox
Boston: Little, Brown, 1959. First edition. Read More about It's Good To Be Alive
New York: Arbor House, . First edition. Read More about The Seventh Babe
New York: Arbor House, . First Edition. Inscribed on fep. Read More about The Seventh Babe
San Francisco: Seymour R. Church 807 Sansome Street, 1902. First edition. INSCRIBED. First edition of this important early work on baseball history, with a focus on the game's history in California, inscribed by the author Seymour R. Church to H.V. Halston, proprietor of the Hotel San Rafael, 50 minutes north..... Read More about Base Ball. The History, Statistics and Romance of the American National Game from its Inception...
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1938. First edition. SPORTS MEDICINE: With a section of "Treatment of Minor Injuries in Baseball" by Dr. A. R. Shands Jr. of Duke University School of Medicine. Read More about Baseball. Individual Play and Team Strategy [With A Word by Connie Mack and Grantland Rice
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc, [May, 1947]. Second Edition, Second Printing. SPORTS MEDICINE: With a section of “Treatment of Minor Injuries in Baseball” by Lenox D. Baker, M.D. Read More about Baseball. Individual Play and Team Strategy [With a Word by Connie Mack and Grantland Rice
London: Hart-Davis, (1970). First English edition. Read More about The Universal Baseball Asssociation, Inc. J. Henry Waugh, Prop
London: George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1891. First edition. Will Baseball Replace Cricket?? Written by the President of National Baseball League of Great Britain; Formerly United States Consul, Manchester. He advocates baseball in England and his book as "practical assistance to the large and rapidly increasing number..... Read More about Baseball
Tokyo, New York London: Kodansha International, . First edition. Read More about Slugging It Out in Japan: an American Ball Player in the Japanese Major League
New York: Viking, . First edition. Inscribed, "July 1989, Mudville. For the Uptons-Ebie- may she heal quickly. Jack-my he enjoy many more returns. Best always, Frank Deford." Read More about Csey on the Loose. [What really might have happened
New York: 1953. SIGNED By MULLIN. Willard Mullin (September 14, 1902 - December 20, 1978) was an American sports cartoonist. He is most famous for his creation of these "Brooklyn Bum", the personification of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team. He received the Reuben Award for 1954 for his work..... Read More about Original pen and ink of flying Bums ... entitled "The Boid is on the Wing.--- All 41 of the...
New York: Simon and Schuster, . First edition. Read More about Nice Guys Finish Last
New York: A.S. Barnes, . First edition. Signed by Hall of Famer Feller on flyleaf. Read More about Strikeout Story
[Japan: 1934]. Presented to Lou Gehrig from the Children of Japan. Gehrig barnstormed around Japan in 1934, joined by Babe Ruth, his manager Connie Mack and a dozen other players. Gehrig brought his wife Eleanor, intending the trip to be the first leg of their delayed honeymoon. Gehrig and Ruth..... Read More about Autograph Letter in Japanese calligraphic script to Lou Gehrig, from "the Children of...
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1966. First edition. Insribed, "To Dick Looking forward to a happy association together. Tight Lines! Curt Goudy May 25, 1971." Read More about Cowboy at the Mike. [The Autobiography of a great sports announcer
Boston: Waverly House, . First edition. Signed by the author on flyleaf. Read More about The Braves. The Pick and the Shovel. Foreword by Billy Southworth
Boston: Waverly House, [May, 1947]. Second Printing. Read More about The Red Sox. The Bean and the Cod. Foreword by Ted Williams
[Westport, Conn.]: Meckler Books, . First edition. Read More about Black Diamonds. Life in the Negro Leagues from the Men Who Lived It
Chicago: B.E. Callahan, 1936. Fourth Edition. Read More about Who's Who in Major Leagues (1936 Edition
Nashville, Tenn: Printed for "Steamboat" Johnson by Parthenon Press, . First edition. Read More about Standing the Gaff
New York: Putnam's, 1953. First edition. A "Putnam Sports Series" title. Read More about The Umpire Story
New York: Harper & Row, . First Edition. Read More about The Boys of Summer
New York: The Viking Press, . First edition. Read More about Koufax
New York: Putnm's, . First edition. Signed on flyleaf by author. Read More about The Cleveland Indians
[New York]: Harper & Row Publishers, . Simont, Marc. First Edition. Inscribed "For Shirley and Dick (Clurman)..." by author. The story of a young Chinese immigrants adventures. Ms. Lord is a Caldecott Award winner. Read More about In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson