First edition (per publisher's requisite statement upon copyright page). 196 pages. Hardcover; H 23.25cm x L 15.75cm. Lacks dust jacket. Dark blue cloth rubbed with stains along front and rear board fore-edges, spine cocked but retains vibrant gilt stamped lettering. Light soiling to front endpapers but with stronger staining to rear endpapers. Interior pages are clean. A good copy of an exceptionally uncommon book reviewing the history of the Washington Senators baseball team which was often disparaged as "First in peace, first in war, and last in the American League.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE WASHINGTON SENATORS; AN 87-YEAR HISTORY ...
Publisher: Washington, DC: Columbia Publishing Company, 1947.
Book Description Columbia Publishing Company, Washington, DC, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Good copy overall inside, with some page tanning, and some foxing on first and last few pages. Name written inside front cover. Cover has wear, especially at corners, and some soiling. Bookseller Inventory # 022556
Book Description Columbia Publishing Company, Washington DC, 1947. Hard Cover. First edition. 196 pgs. b&w illustrations throughout (photographs, drawings); list of players by years. Good hardcover copy in dark blue cloth (front endpaper has small snip). Bookseller Inventory # 9643
Book Description Columbia Publishing Company, Washington, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Dark blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light scuffing/soiling to boards. Corners slightlyl bumped Endpapers and pages clean and unmarked, tight in binding. Some blue ink has bled onto side of page edges, perhaps from boards. Title page is 3/4 rippes out, but still attached. Bookseller Inventory # 001486
Book Description Columbia Publishing Company, Washington, D.C., 1947. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. VG copy, Scarce jacket with one inner panel lacking, chips and tears, some repairs. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 007735
Book Description Columbia Publishing Company, Washington, D.C., 1947. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition (Stated). Blue cloth covered boards, spine lettered in gilt. 196 pages, illustrated. Clean and tight, no markings. DJ has some chipping, primarily at spine ends. Scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 16823
Book Description Columbia Publishing Co, Washington, DC, 1947. First edition. 8vo. 196 pp. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with chipping around edges. Bookseller Inventory # 45913
Book Description Columbia Publishing Company First Edition stated., 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. This is one of the most difficult team histories to find and one of the few books written on the Washington Senators. Has lots of black and white photographs of Ossie Bluege, Joe Judge, Clyde Milan, Sam Rice, Buck Newsome, Joe Cambria, the one-man scout force, Joe Cronin, Buddy Meyer, Joe Kuhel, Stanley Harris, Walter Johnson, Nick Altrock, Calvin Griffith (as a player in 1912), Bert Sheppard, and others. Purple Dust Jacket, which is non clipped, blue boards with gold lettering on the spine. The Dust Jacket is in good plus condition, the book is in very good- condition. I have hundreds of baseball team histories in stock. Discounts available on multiple purchases. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-176394152