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Christy Mathewson by Gene Schoor - First edition - 1953 - from The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) (SKU: E23402)

Christy Mathewson

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Christy Mathewson

by Gene Schoor

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Messner, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Hardcover in dark tan cloth stamped in black. Very good, couple light soiled spots, prev. owner's bookplate front pastedown and owership signatures on the verso of the front flyleaf and half title page. No jacket. Composite photo frontispiece. 180 pp. with index. One of the earliest and hardest to find of the Messner baseball biographies.


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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) US (US)
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Christy Mathewson
Gene Schoor
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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First edition
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
baseball, big six, hall of fame, giants, new york, new york giants, world series, factoryville, bucknell, pitchers
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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

TRACKING AND INSURANCE AT OPTION OF BUYER. ON UNINSURED ITEMS, OUR RESPONSIBILITY ENDS WITH PROOF OF SHIPPING---NO EXCEPTIONS! Books are returnable if misdescribed; we must be notified within 48 hours of receipt if making a return. We conform to accepted ABAA grading. "First edition" means "first printing" unless noted; if it doesn't say it has a jacket then it doesn't; faults such as ownership signatures, price clipping, etc. will be noted in the listing. Member ABAA, ILAB, ABNJ.

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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About The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

The Old Book Shop of Bordentown is a general used/rare bookshop open to the public Tues.-Sunday 11AM to 5PM (8 PM on Fridays). 10,000 books on premises with another 25,000 in stock. Areas of speciality include baseball, New Jersey, American literature, mysteries. Member, ABAA, ILAB,Antiquarian Booksellers of New Jersey. Located in historic Bordentown City, New Jeresy (est. 1682).


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The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
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First Edition
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half title
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