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The Texas League, 1888-1987: A Century of Baseball

By O'NEAL, Bill

Texas: Eakin Pr, 1987. Bound in thick glossy wraps. Has black & white photos of players and baseball fields throughout. Tight, clean copy. 389 pgs.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 9 1/2" X 6 1/2".

$22.50

The Babe: A Life in Pictures

By RITTER, Lawrence S.

NY: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. Bound in brown cloth and boards, stamped in gold. In matching dust jacket w/ the Babe hitting a home run. Tight, clean copy of this 282 pp. book on the life of the Babe. Great photos throughout. The true first edition with the number line ending in "!". . First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.00

Batting Against Castro: Stories
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Batting Against Castro: Stories

By SHEPARD, Jim

NY: Knopf, 1996. Bound in brown and blue boards, stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. A 197 pp. book of 14 short stories. Great reviews. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$18.00

Handbook of Church Advertising

By CASE, Francis

NY: Abingdon, 1921. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. Everything you need to know about how to advertise your church. Scarce title. 185 pp. Previous owner's neat inscription on front free endpaper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket. 8vo.

$65.00

The Empty Family: Stories
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The Empty Family: Stories

By TOIBIN, Colm

NY: Scribner, 2011. Bound in black boards, stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. A book of nine short stories by the prolific author, Good reviews on back panel. 275 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Road Trips: A Trunkload of Great Articles from Two Decades of Convention Journals
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Road Trips: A Trunkload of Great Articles from Two Decades of Convention Journals

By CHARLTON, Jim, Ed.

OH: Society for American Baseball Research / SABR, 2005. Bound in stiff illustrated wraps. A 160 pp. collection of stories from 20 years of convention journals. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.00

Concrete Charlie: An Oral History of Philadelphia's Greatest Football Legend Chuck Bednarik (Signed)

By SAFAROWIC, Ken and KOWALSKI, Eli

Philadelphia: Sports Challenge Network, 2009. Bound in black boards, stamped in gold in illustrated "Eagles" dust jacket with large photo of Bednarik on front panel. The first edition of this 225 pp. book with hundreds of photographs of Chuck. Signed on a bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. "As new" copy. . Signed Bookplate. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$85.00

Season's End: A Novel
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Season's End: A Novel

By GRIMES, Tom

Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1992. Bound in blue cloth and green boards, stamped in gold in matching, illustrated dust jacket. A 319 pp. baseball novel. Good reviews.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

A False Spring

By JORDAN, Pat

NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1975. Bound in full blue cloth, stamped in gold in bright white dust jacket. A Book Club edition -- but same format as the first edition. 277 pp.. BOMC. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

The Other

By TRYON, Thomas

NY: Knopf, 1971. Tight, clean copy of the fifth edition of the author's first book; a classic horror novel. Basis for the film of the same name. The a bright white dustjacket. Getting hard to find in this protected condition. 280 pp. In the same format as the first edition. . Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

The Negro Leagues Book

By CLARK, Dick and LESTER, Larry; Eds.

OH: Society for American Baseball Research, 1994. Bound in stiff glossy wraps. A great work on the Negro baseball leagues. 382 pp. Lots of statistics on the players of the league. . First Ediiton. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Human Chain (Faber Poetry)
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Human Chain (Faber Poetry)

By HEANEY, Seamus

London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 2010. Bound in maroon boards, stamped in gold, in matching dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of this recent book of poetry by the Nobel Prize winning author. 85 pp. Highly acclaimed. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

Baseball as I have known it

By LIEB, Frederick

NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1977. Bound in brown cloth, stamped in gold, in illustrated colorful dust jacket. A 288 pp. by the "Dean of Baseball Writers" through six decades of watching and reporting on baseball games. Great book on baseball. . First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$35.00

The Rising Tide of Color Against White World Supremacy

By STODDARD, Lothrop

NY: Scribners, 1920. Bound in green cloth, stamped in gold. A 320 pp. book on white supremacy from the 1920's. 3 maps, Preface notes this book concerns the White Man's world and its potential enemies. Topical discussion 100 years later. Previous owner's name on ffep. and bookplate on front pastedown. . Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.50

A Lesson Before Dying
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A Lesson Before Dying

By Gaines, Ernest J.

NY: Random House, 1993. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this National Book Critics' Circle Award winning novel by the noted African-American author. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.

$15.00

Sport; a philosophic Inquiry
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Sport; a philosophic Inquiry

By WEISS, Paul

IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969. Bound in red cloth, stamped in black and white, in matching dust jacket. The first edition of this important book on the philosophy of sports. 274 pp. A tight, clean "as new" copy in bright dust jacket. Scarce in this protected condition. . First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$75.00

The Bloomsburg Fair - It Grew . . .1855-1979

By BURRUS, Emma

PA: Columbia County, 1979. Bound in stiff gold, illustrated wraps. A scarce 50-page book on the history of the famous PA fair. Photo-illustrated. Scarce -- no copies on Worldcat/OCLC.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$35.00

Giants of the Polo Grounds: The Glorious Times of Baseball's New York Giants

By HYND, Noel

NY: Doubleday, 1988. Bound in green cloth and black boards, stamped in gold, in matching illustrated dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of this 396 pp. book on the NY Giants baseball team. . First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$21.00

History of Forks Township, Northampton County, PA

By WRIGHT, James

PA: James Wright, 1991. Bound in glossy brown wraps, stamped in gold and white. A 91 pp. history of Forks Township. Tight, clean "as new" copy. Scarce in any condition (there are only five copies on OCLC) -- Rare in this protected condition. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

75TH ANNIVERSARY HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE.

By SEGAR, Charles, Ed.

Jay Publishing, 1951. Bound in Blue cloth, stamped in gold. Approximately 100 pp. with loads of pictures and statistics. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00

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