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March 6th, 1914. The Home Coming of Chas. Comiskey, John J. McGraw, and James J. Callahan.

By [LARDNER, Ring W. and Edward G. Heeman.]

[Chicago:: Edward G. Heeman,, 1914].. First edition.. publisher's limp suede, yapp-edged, gilt-lettered with a gilt-stamped baseball and the original owner's name, a sports editor, gilt-lettered on the front panel; preserved in a custom cloth folding box. . Lacks pp. 30-31. Leaves a little cockled and darkly stained at the fore-edge margin; some minor marginal damage from leaves having been stuck together, affecting no printing; the fragile binding in very nice condition. . Oblong large 8vo,. Illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings. . Ring Lardner was the co-compiler and contributed a foreword; his second book after the script Zanzibar (1903). "This book is in every sense a souvenir of the occasion, and under no conditions for sale."

$2500.00

Dick Merriwell's Retaliation or Fardale Against Farnham Hall. In: Tip Top Weekly, "An Ideal Publication for the American Youth" No. 522.

By [PATTEN, Gilbert] STANDISH, Burt L.

New York:: Tip Top Weekly,, April 14, 1906. First edition.. original wrappers illustrated in color.. Slight chipping and use to wrappers.. Large 8vo,. The unsigned color illustration on the front wrapper depicts a baseball game in progress .

$15.00

Signed personal check drawn on the First National Bank of Nevada.

By COBB, Tyrus R.

Reno, Nevada,, August 28, 1954.. Perforated and stamped cancellations; otherwise fine.. Approx. 3 x 8 inches.. Completed and signed in green ink by Tyrus R. Cobb, in payment of his Pacific Gas & Electric Bill.

$2500.00

Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team; or Bitter Struggles On the Diamond.

By CHADWICK, Lester.

New York:: Cupples & Leon Company,, [1924].. publisher's pictorial cloth in pictorial dust jacket.. Very near fine in a bright jacket with tiny (1/16") chips at extremities.. 8vo,.

$150.00

Baseball Instruction Course. Baseball Theory Notes. Freshman Course. Sophomore Course. Coaching Course.

By DE GROAT, H. S.

Springfield, Mass.:: Springfield College,., 1935.. original printed wrappers.. Old ink signature on some items; otherwise fine.. 8vo,. With: ephemera including sample Baseball Coach's Data Sheet, practice session topics, and six pamphlets entitled "Baseball Coaching Aids" for Short Stops, Outfielders, etc.

$40.00

Baseball Heroes. Vol. 1.

By SILVERMAN, Al (ed.)

Greenwich, Conn.:: Whitestone Publications, Inc.,, 1958.. First edition.. original wrappers illustrated in color.. Light rubbing to wrappers.. Folio,. Illustrated throughout from photographs..

$35.00

Our Base Ball Club and How it Won the Championship.

By BROOKS, Noah.

New York:: E. P. Dutton and Company,, 1884.. First edition.. publisher's cloth illustrated in color on front and rear panels, in custom cloth folding box.. Bookplate; boards rubbed at edges, corners and joints; very attractive.. 8vo,. Illustrated.. With an Introduction by Al. G. Spalding. Signed and inscribed "with affectionate regards" by Noah Brooks on the front free endpaper, New York, May 30, 1884.

$1850.00

Under Fire; or, Fred Worthington's Campaign.

By [ALGER, Horatio, Jr.] MUNSEY, Frank A.

New York:: Frank A. Munsey & Company,, 1890.. First edition.. publisher's illustrated gilt-lettered cloth (with publisher's device on spine), in custom cloth folding box.. Rubbed at edges and corners; spine a little tanned; light soiling to cloth; but an attractive, right and sound copy.. 8vo,. Illustrated.. Inscribed, as a birthday gift, by Horatio Alger, Jr.

$1500.00

Uncle Nat; or, The Good Time Which George and Frank Had, Trapping, Fishing, Camping Out, etc.

By [BASEBALL FICTION] OLDFELLOW, Alfred.

New York:: D. Appleton and Company,, 1865.. First edition.. publisher's embossed cloth with gilt fishing vignette on front panel; preserved in a custom cloth folding box.. Neat contemporary gift inscription; a worn and used copy in the original cloth.. 12mo,. This novel for boys is the earliest known novel to contain substantial baseball content, preceding Changing Bases (1868).

$500.00

Capt. Anson's (Patent) Pocket Score Board for Base Ball Games.

By [BASEBALL] CAPT. ANSON.

Chicago:: The United States Sporting Goods Co.,, circa 1905-1908.. printed wooden board with holes and pegs for recording runs, strikes, etc., in publisher's two-part box with instructions printed inside box top. . Edges of box worn; one side piece of the box top lacking.. 6-3/4 x 4-1/4 inches,.

$750.00

Cobb's New Spelling Book, in Six Parts.

By COBB, Lyman.

Ithaca, N.Y.:: Andrus, Woodruff, & Gauntlett,, 1844.. original leather-backed pale blue boards.. Scattered very light foxing; light soiling and use to boards.. 12mo,. Engraved frontispiece showing schoolchildren, one with baseball and bat, about to swing...

$50.00

The Boy's World Score Card. A Weekly Paper All for Boys - For All Boys.

By [BASEBALL] THE BOY'S WORLD.

Elgin, Illinois:: The Boy's World,, no date.. Light dust-soiling; very nice.. 2 - 1/2 inches circular.. A moveable scorecard in the shape of a baseball, with dials permitting the enumeration of outs, innings, and runs, "Home Club" vs. "Club."

$150.00

The Vest - Pocket Encyclopedia of Baseball. 1956 Edition.

By TURKIN, Hy and THOMPSON, S. C.

New York:: A. S. Barnes,, 1956.. 1956 edition.. publisher's printed wrappers.. Slight rubbing to wrappers; very nice.. 3 x 4 inches,.

$15.00

The Big Game [Baseball].

By PERRY, Lawrence.

New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1918.. First edition.. publisher's pictorial red cloth.. Minor use to the cloth, with tiny areas of rubbing to the cream-colored decoration on the front panel; tight and sound.. 8vo,. Illustrated..

$15.00

The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories.

By GREY, Zane.

New York:: Grosset & Dunlap,, [after 1920].. publisher's cloth in later state of the dust jacket.. Some light spotting; edgewear and soiling to the cloth; tight and sound; dust jacket waterstained at the spine with some chipping and wear.. 8vo,.

$50.00

Spalding's Official Base Ball [Baseball] Guide. Thirty-Third Year.

By FOSTER, John B. (ed.)

New York:: American Sports Pubilshing Co.,, 1909.. original wrappers illustrated in color.. A very attractive, bright copy, with the very slightest of use to the wrappers. . 12mo,. Illustrated.. Spalding's Athletic Library. Group 1. No. 1.

$250.00

Frank Merriwell Deceived; or Jimmy Lee of Charlottesville. In: Tip Top Weekly, "An Ideal Publication for the American Youth" No. 262.

By [PATTEN, Gilbert] STANDISH, Burt L.

New York:: Tip Top Weekly,, April 20, 1901.. First edition.. original wrappers illustrated in color.. Light use and soiling to the wrappers; very nice.. Large 8vo,. The unsigned color illustration on the front wrapper depicts Frank arriving on the baseball field on horseback: "'Our Pitcher's Here,' Rang out the Voice of Hodge, as Frank Dashed into the Enclosure.".

$15.00

Frank Merriwell's Club, or Indoor Baseball in Baltimore. In: Tip Top Weekly, "An Ideal Publication for the American Youth" No. 254.

By [PATTEN, Gilbert] STANDISH, Burt L.

New York:: Tip Top Weekly,, February 23, 1901.. First edition.. original wrappers illustrated in color.. Light use and some soiling to the wrappers.. Large 8vo,. The unsigned color illustration on the front wrapper depicts the hero at bat: "Biff! Frank had hit the first ball pitched.".

$15.00

The Dodgers and Me.

By DUROCHER, Leo.

Chicago:: Ziff-Davis,, [1948].. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. A very good copy in a good to very good jacket, with some soiling and chipping, particularly to the extremities of the spine. . 8vo,.

$25.00

The Heavenly World Series and Other Baseball Stories.

By O'ROURKE, Frank.

New York:: A. S. Barnes and Company,, [1952].. original pale blue boards in dust jacket.. Edges of boards lightly tanned; a very good copy in a jacket with some light edge wear and minor soiling.. 8vo,.

$30.00

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