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Greatest Game Ever Played

Izenberg, Jerry

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ISBN 10: 0805005137 / ISBN 13: 9780805005134
Published by Henry Holt & Co, New York, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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0805005137 This STATED FIRST EDITION is a FIRST PRINTING, with book in NEAR FINE condition; with dustjacket in VERY GOOD - condition. Book's copyright page states "First Edition" over top of number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" notating First Printing. Book is in NEAR FINE condition with 3/4 cream colored paper boards over dark red cloth binding with bold and bright gilt lettering on spine. Book's spine tips and top corners are true with bottom corners bumped but not worn, and there are a few tiny (under 1/8") nicks of edge wear on front cover's bottom edge otherwise book is Fine with binding and insides tight, bright, clean and unmarked. NO previous owner's or library markings, NO Foxing and NOT a book club edition or remainder. DW is covered by Brodart with price point still intact in VERY GOOD - condition. DW's front flap has "0487" on bottom right corner also notating First Printing in April, 1987. DW's glossy cover has cream colored background with bold brown and dark blue lettering on top half with full color picture of New York Mets players celebrating in big hug pile after winning Game Six and the 1986 National League championship. DW has spine tips and corners bumped, worn and creased. There is a 1" x 3/4" chip still in place with two repaired tears by top spine tip on front cover and there is a long and thin triangular chip missing from bottom edge of front cover (3.25" long, from 3/4" to 1/8" thin) near spine tip; and there are two repaired tears on back cover (1.5" down outside edge from top corner and 1/2" near top spine tip. There are also two (under 1/4") red marks on back cover near top spine tip and mild rubbing and soiling mostly apparent on back cover. Book is illustrated with black & white photographs of game and key players, managers, owners, etc. THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED, copyright 1987, ISBN #: , hardcover, 5.75" x 8.5", 163 pp plus unpaginated "The Record", with each team's photo, stats etc. Bookseller Inventory # 003030

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Title: Greatest Game Ever Played

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -

Edition: First Printing

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Describes the sixth and final game in the 1986 National League Championship Series between the New York Mets and the Houston Astros, a game that lasted sixteen innings

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