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The Short-Stop by  Zane Grey - 1st Edition - 1909 - from Dearly Departed Books and

The Short-Stop

by Grey, Zane

Condition: VG-

Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co.. VG-. 1909. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition matching all of the points in Roger's "Zane Grey First E ditions" bibliography. Bound in green cloth with horizontal black line rectangular border in the background. The border encloses two basebal l players, a field, buildings and trees stamped in black and white. Th e baseball player in the foreground bending down for a ground ball in black and white. The spine with baseball cap, diamond and crossed bats is also in black and white. Five interior illustrations by H.S. DeLay . The copyright page reads June 1909. A VG- copy. Slight spine lean. R ubbing along the edges. The corners and spine tips are frayed. The clo th is clean and tight. The white paint is lightly rubbed on the front board and spine. There is mild rubbing along the spine seams. The inte rior is clean, tight and unmarked. A fairly attractive copy of a scarc e book. .
  • Bookseller: Dearly Departed Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 74566
  • Title: The Short-Stop
  • Author: Grey, Zane
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VG-
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A.C. McClurg & Co.
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1909


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