Title: ESPN Sports Century;
Publisher: Rare Air Books
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: As New
Edition: 1st Edition
6 volume SET with each volume being a HARDCOVER 1st printing of the 1st edition (stated) in fine (as new, unread) condition. No dj, as issued; each volume has a color photo cover. Wonderful little set of books based on ESPN's end of the millennium "Sports Century" series of documentaries. Each volume covers a different era & includes stories about the great games, great moments & most memorably, the great athletes who characterized the period. Each volume includes a chronology & some wonderful bw & color photos, but what makes these books special are the essays by writers like Gerald Early, Tony Kornheiser, Thomas Boswell & others. Set consists of the following (cover subject indicated in (): 1900-1929: The Babe Living Large (Ruth), 1930 - 59: Williams & DiMaggio The Stuff of Dreams (Williams, DiMaggio), 1960s: Russell, Nothing But A Man (Bill Russell), 1970s: Muhammad Ali, The Greatest (Ali), 1980s: Rose, The Price You Pay (a young Pete Rose), 1990s: MJ Mind, Heart and Soul (Michael Jordan). Sold as a set ONLY for 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1929787780
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