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The American Boy Anthology

Reck, Franklin M.

Published by Crowell, NY, 1951
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Bright yellow cloth stamped in red. 488 pps., illustrated with drawings by Clifford Geary. A brilliant, fresh copy in bright crisp, nearly new looking dust jacket wth vintage football illustration; jacket has a small smudge on the front panel and a very shallow chip to the foot of the spine and a very small scrape further up. Anthology of pieces from one of the most popular young person's adventuer magazines of the first half of the 20th century, "The American Boy". A successor to "Youth's Companion", the magazine was in print from 1899 to 1941 and featured such contributors as Ralph Henry Barbour, William Heyliger and Ellis Parker Butler as well as offering occasional instructional and inspirational articles by sports stars like Christy Mathewson, Ty Cobb, Jim Thorpe and Red Grange. A lovely, highly collectible copy. Bookseller Inventory # D8754

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Title: The American Boy Anthology

Publisher: Crowell, NY

Publication Date: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First

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