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The Babe: A Life in Pictures

The Babe: A Life in Pictures

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The Babe: A Life in Pictures

by Ritter, Lawrence S. (and Mark Rucker)

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New York, Ticknor and Fields, 1988, large format hardcover (9" x 12"), 282 pp, First Edition, First Printing by numberline, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, Association Copy, Signed by the author and inscribed to the American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science Stephen Jay Gould on the title page. Inscription reads "For Stephen Jay Gould with all good wishes - Larry Ritter". Straight, tight and clean with no markings, spine-end and corner bumps. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, light spine-end and corner nicks and bumps. The premier sports historian and author of The Glory of Their Times, often called 'the greatest book about baseball ever written presents what has been described as "easily the best pictorial biography of the Sultan of Swat...from boyhood days in his father's saloon in Baltimore, his formative years at St. Mary's, his early playing days in Baltimore and Providence, his rise to stardom as a member of the Boston Red Sox, the legendary years with the Yankees and beyond." Profusely illustrated throughout with period black-&-white photographs and reproductions including a 16-page, full-color section depicting Ruth memorabilia. Appended: Babe Ruth's Record, Index, Sources, Picture Credits. ISBN 9780899197685


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The Babe: A Life in Pictures
Ritter, Lawrence S. (and Mark Rucker)
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First Edition, First Printing by numberline
Ticknor & Fields
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New York
This edition first published
October 1988
1900-1949; Baseball; Biography; Biography & Autobiography; General; History; Photography; Reader's Catalog; Ruth, Babe; Sports; Sports & Recreation; United States

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