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East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life, 1910-1960

East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life, 1910-1960

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East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life, 1910-1960

by Ritter, Lawrence S

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New York, Total Sports, 1998, large format hardcover (9" x 11"), xiii-210 pp, Edition not stated, No previous printings noted, Association Copy, Signed by the author and inscribed to the American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science Stephen Jay Gould with a bookplate to the front pastedown identifying the book as 'From the Library of...', Fine in Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slightest spine-end and corner bumps. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, in protective glassine sleeve. The sports historian and author of The Glory of Their Times, often called 'the greatest book about baseball ever written', presents a cultural history of New York City in the first half of the twentieth century with sports, those who participated in them, and the many legendary venues that housed them at the center. Profusely illustrated throughout with both black-&-white and color photographs, many from the author's personal collection. Appended: Bibliography, Addendum, Index. Foreword by Lawrence Block. ISBN 9780965694964


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East Side, West Side: Tales of New York Sporting Life, 1910-1960
Ritter, Lawrence S
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20th century; History; New York; New York (N.Y.); Northeast U.S.; Popular culture; Sports & Recreation

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