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My Kind of Baseball (First Edition)

My Kind of Baseball (First Edition)

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My Kind of Baseball (First Edition)

by Rogers Hornsby, J. Roy Stockton, Editor

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David McKay Company, Inc, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good. 9x6x1. Collectible first edition, first printing of Hall of Fame inductee Rogers Hornsby's baseball how-to, My Kind of Baseball, one of the best ever published. Tip after tip after tip from the master. Per David McKay's practice of designating first editions, no additional printings indicated on copyright page. Includes scarce dust jacket with $2.50 price intact. 185 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4". Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear and very light wrinkling to head and tail of spine panel. Unclipped dust jacket with two tiny tears to edges. A presentable copy of an early and important baseball instructional. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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David McKay Company, Inc, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good. Collectible first edition, first printing of Hall of Fame inductee Rogers Hornsby's baseball how-to, My Kind of Baseball, one of the best ever published. Tip after tip after tip from the master. Per David McKay's practice of designating first editions, no additional printings indicated on copyright page. Includes scarce dust jacket with $2.50 price intact. 185 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4". Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear and very light wrinkling to head and tail of spine panel. Unclipped dust jacket with two tiny tears to edges. A presentable copy of an early and important baseball instructional. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Bookseller
Midnight Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
376483
Title
My Kind of Baseball (First Edition)
Author
Rogers Hornsby, J. Roy Stockton, Editor
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
David McKay Company, Inc
Date Published
1953
Size
9x6x1
Weight
1.56 lbs

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Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Shelf Wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...
Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Tail
The heel of the spine.
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...

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