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BASEBALL: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.

Ward, Geoffrey C. & Burns, Ken.

ISBN 10: 0679404597 / ISBN 13: 9780679404590
Published by KNOPF., NY, 1994
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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UNCORRECTED PROOF. Near fine in plain tan colored wrappers. Press proof in stapled pictorial printed wrappers featuring a sampling of illustrations from the finished book laid-in. (Staple holes at head of front & rear covers. Additional publicity notes stapled & taped to front endpaper. Press proof lightly creased at edges. ) An uncommon advance for the book upon which the popular PBS documentary was based. (B). Bookseller Inventory # 308122

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Title: BASEBALL: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.

Publisher: KNOPF., NY

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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530 illustrations in text

From the Back Cover:

"A rich concoction of narrative, essays, and photos [that] dazzles the eye ... In so many ways you are reminded that rooting for baseball is like breathing."

-- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times

"Stirring and reflective ... A beautiful book that stands on its own in any league."

-- David E. Jones, Chicago Tribune

"Glorious nuggets are set amid the clear, warm narrative and hundreds of classic images ... Highest marks for browseability, but the true reward comes from the longer essays by folks still smitten by the game."

-- Jerry Shriver, USA Today

"A big book, generous in size as well as scope ... There are splendid pictures [and] there are words, rollicking reams of them. And the stories, Lord, the stories!"

-- Dick Roraback, Los Angeles Times

"To capture the history of baseball, especially in hundreds of photographs that are the wonder and glory of this book, is to plumb a memorial register so deep that no fan open to the emotional power of the game can fail to react."

-- Michael Seidel, New York Newsday

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