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My Dad, the Babe: Growing Up With an American Hero by  Chris  Dorothy Ruth; Martens - Signed First Edition - 1988 - from The Country Bookshop and Biblio.com

My Dad, the Babe: Growing Up With an American Hero

by Pirone, Dorothy Ruth; Martens, Chris

Condition: Very Good/Good


U.S.A.: Quinlan Pr, 1988. A very nice copy in a dust jacket with some wear around the edges. Signed by Babe Ruth's daughter, "Sincerely, Dorothy Ruth Pirone." Although the book is available, signed copies are genuinely rare. She died in 1989 within a year of the book's first printing. Green cloth over board. Gilt titled spine. NOTE: We also have available a signed copy of Babe Ruth's autobiography "Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball.". Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: The Country Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 30229
  • Title: My Dad, the Babe: Growing Up With an American Hero
  • Author: Pirone, Dorothy Ruth; Martens, Chris
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:1557700311
  • ISBN 13:9781557700315
  • Publisher: Quinlan Pr
  • Place: U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Babe Ruth, Baseball
  • Bookseller catalogs: First Editions;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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