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October 1964
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October 1964

By HALBERSTAM, David

New York: Facett Columbine, 1995. Softcover. Fine. Stated first Ballantine Books edition. Octavo. 380pp. Wrappers. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Page margins lightly toned, else fine. Halberstam's second look at baseball, after his bestselling *Summer of '49*, this time examining the Yankees in the last season of their great dynasty.

$15.00

Take Time for Paradise: Americans and Their Games
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Take Time for Paradise: Americans and Their Games

By GIAMATTI, A. Bartlett

New York: Summit Books, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in price-clipped else fine dustwrapper. Posthomously published ruminations on America and baseball by the former President of Yale and later Commissioner of Major League Baseball.

$25.00

The Jackie Robinson Reader: Perspectives on an American Hero
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The Jackie Robinson Reader: Perspectives on an American Hero

By TYGIEL, Jules

(New York): Dutton, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Essays and anecdotes about Robinson, with contributions by Roger Kahn, Red Barber, Wendell Smith, Malcolm X, Arthur Mann, and others.

$20.00

Joe Dimaggio: The Hero's Life
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Joe Dimaggio: The Hero's Life

By CRAMER, Richard Ben

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed on the titlepage by author Richard Ben Cramer.

$40.00

"Billy" Sunday: The Man and His Message
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"Billy" Sunday: The Man and His Message

By ELLIS, William T., LL.D.

Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1914. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. A little foxing on the endpaper, near fine in a near very good dustwrapper, with several modest chips at the extremities. Biography of the baseball player turned evangelist. A cheaply produced and relatively common volume, but rare in jacket.

$300.00

Constitution and Playing Rules of the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs 1889
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Constitution and Playing Rules of the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs 1889

Chicago and New York: A.G. Spalding & Bros, 1889. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Staple printed gray wrappers. 85, [11]pp. Illustrated ads. Older owner name and small chip on front wrap, along with a small tear on the rear wrap, else near fine. A handsome copy of this annual.

$1500.00

Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy
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Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy

By TYGIEL, Jules

New York: Oxford, 1983. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Second printing. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a sticker removal mark on front panel.

$20.00

Diamond Heroes of South Jersey: Biographies of the Southern New Jersey Men Who Played Major League and Negro League Baseball in the 19th and 20th Centuries
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Diamond Heroes of South Jersey: Biographies of the Southern New Jersey Men Who Played Major League and Negro League Baseball in the 19th and 20th Centuries

By DELUCA, Joseph C.

(Bridgeton, New Jersey: The Bridgeton Antiquarian League, 2000. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Trade paperback. Quarto. 128pp. Illustrated from photographs. Faint bend else about fine in photographically illustrated wrappers. Briefly Inscribed by the author.

$65.00

Voices of a Summer Day
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Voices of a Summer Day

By SHAW, Irwin

New York: Delacorte Press, 1981. Softcover. Near Fine. Mass market paperback. Second printing. Small tear at top of front wrap and first couple of leaves else near fine in wrappers. Signed by Shaw. A son of Jewish immigrants reflects on his life while watching his teenage son play baseball on a sunny summer day.

$85.00

Voices of a Summer Day
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Voices of a Summer Day

By SHAW, Irwin

New York: Delacorte Press, 1965. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in modestly age-toned, near fine dustwrapper with a couple of tears. Inscribed by Shaw to fellow author Budd Schulberg and his wife: "To Budd & Betsy - a non-success (except many years later) of Irwin Shaw." A son of Jewish immigrants reflects on his life while watching his teenage son play baseball on a sunny summer day.

$300.00

Forty Years a Fan: A Fan Looks at the Baseball Greats
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Forty Years a Fan: A Fan Looks at the Baseball Greats

By DOYLE, Ed "Dutch"

Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in a very near fine slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "Cliff with my compliments! Ed 'Dutch' Doyle." on the front free endpaper. Interesting self-published rumination on baseball by a Philadelphia born-and-bred baseball fan. An uncommon title.

$150.00

Relief Pitcher
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Relief Pitcher

By EMERY, R.G.

Philadelphia: Macrae-Smith, 1953. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. First edition. Paper remnant adhered to rear board from the jacket, damp splash on topedge stain, thus good in very good dustwrapper that has a corresponding defect which is only visible on the inside. Very scarce baseball novel for adolescent boys. Veteran scout finds a diamond in the rough at the diamond and passes up a sure thing to further the hopes of an underdog.

$175.00

Never Come Back
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Never Come Back

By O'ROURKE, Frank

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1952. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Reprint. Owner's name and address on the front fly, else near fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a couple of tears. Hub Malowski, a fading veteran, fights his way back from alcoholism for one last try at immortality with the Quakers (based on the Phillies). A wonderful baseball novel. *McCue p.76.*.

$30.00

The Era: 1947-1957, When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World
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The Era: 1947-1957, When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World

By KAHN, Roger

New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 372pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Light foxing on the foredge, near fine in a fine dustwrapper.

$20.00

Out of the Blue
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Out of the Blue

By Hershiser, Orel with Jerry B. Jenkins

Brentwood, Tennessee: Wolgemuth & Hyatt, Publishers, 1989. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 217pp. IIlustrated from color photographs. Light foxing on top page edges, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper with crease on front flap and small scratch on rear panel near the top edge.

$20.00

Wit & Wisdom of Baseball
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Wit & Wisdom of Baseball

By WISNIA, Saul, with Dan Schlossberg

(Lincolnwood, Illinois): Publications International, 1997. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition. 192pp. Illustrated boards. Illustrations in color by Elizabeth Traynor. Fine.

$20.00

The Real Babe Ruth, with Anecdotes: I Remember Ruth

By DANIEL, Dan and H.G. Salsinger

St. Louis, Missouri: The Sporting News, 1963. Hardcover. Fine. Second Edition. Octavo. 164pp. Profusely illustrated. Original wrappers bound in red cloth stamped in black. Fine.

$50.00

The Baseball Trivia Quiz Book
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The Baseball Trivia Quiz Book

By HOWARD, C.M.

(New York: Ventura Books, 1984. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Mass market paperback. 176pp. Age-toned pages with small creases on the panels and light edgewear, very good. Sponsored by ...Jell-O Brand Pudding Pops/Frozen Pudding on a Stick"

$15.00

The Subway Series Reader
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The Subway Series Reader

By HAMILL, Pete, editor by

New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 190pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Jacket illustration by Michael J. Windsor. Fine in a fine dustwrapper. Text by various authors, including Frank McCourt, David Halberstam, and Yogi Berra.

$20.00

The Heart of the Order
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The Heart of the Order

By Boswell, Thomas

New York: Doubleday, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition. 363pp. Page edges lightly foxed, else fine in fine dustwrapper.

$25.00

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