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William Patten and Mc Spadden [Patten McSpadden]

Published by P.F Collier & Son, New York (1911)

Used Hardcover First Edition

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From: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: P.F Collier & Son, New York, 1911. Buckram. Condition: Good. Charles Dana Gibson (illustrator). 1st Edition. Book Description: New York: P.F.Collier & Son, [], 1911. One of the earliest histories of the game, tenth on Grobani's chronological list of general histories. Contains a review of the 1910 season, pitching instructions, a review of the minor league, and biographies of star players. The chapter on baseball's origins mentions Doubleday only in passing, and instead credits New Yorker Alex J. Cartwright and the Knickerbocker Club with the invention of baseball. Spalding's Our National Game, also published in 1911, First edition. Atlas Folio. Illustrated with a frontispiece by Charles Dana Gibson; the first fully photographic book of baseball Original pictorial boards, maroon cloth back; rubbed and lightly stained. Hinges reinforced. Good solid copy with the usual wear. Smith 638, Grobani 6-10. Size: Atlas Folio - over 23" - 25" tall. Private Press. Seller Inventory # 004802

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