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The Sun Field by  Heywood BROUN - First Edition - 1923 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

The Sun Field

by BROUN, Heywood

Condition: Very Good/Near Fine


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. Very Good/Near Fine. First edition. Pencil owner's name on the front fly, a couple of small splash marks and a small sunned patch near the front gutter, a very good or better copy in near fine dustwrapper with a few very small nicks at the corners. According to McCue's, Baseball by the Books: A History and Bibliography of Baseball Fiction (pg. 25): "The first novel with serious baseball content aimed at an adult audience. The book is narrated by a former sportswriter, as Broun was, in love with a free-spirited, intellectual feminist, as was Broun's wife, while she falls for a baseball player who is clearly modeled on Babe Ruth. Numerous players of the early 1920s appear by name." Exceptionally uncommon in any sort of reasonably attractive dustwrapper.


  • Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 87458
  • Title: The Sun Field
  • Author: BROUN, Heywood
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1923
  • Keywords: Baseball, Vintage Dustjackets, New Yorker Authors, Romances
  • Bookseller catalogs: Baseball;


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