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(67) 1900s-1980s Multi-Sport Book & Publication Group with Spalding Guides

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Expand your athletic library with these (67) 1900s-1980s multi-sport books and publications. Highlights include Books: (17 books) with Jack Lorimer’s Champions by Standish (1907); The Official Picture History of the NFL by Maule (1963); The Omnibus of Sport by G. Rice (1932); Annuals/Guides: (50 publications) with Spalding: (8 guides, average FR to GD) and Sporting News: 1955 “Official Baseball Guide” by Spink (EX-MT). More on our website.

Books: (17 books, all present EX or better and are hard cover, unless noted) with

A Sports Bestiary by Plimpton (1982);

All Sports Record Book by Menke (1936, VG);

American Sports Heroes of Today by Katz (1970);

Baseball’s Greatest Drama by Krueger (1946, GD, writing);

Big League Baseball by Kinnaird (1951, soft cover);

Big-Time Baseball by Olan (1958, soft cover);

Fielder’s Choice by McCormick (1949, worn dust jacket);

Handy Illustrated Guide to Basketball by Nisenson (1949);

Heroes of the World Series by Silverman (1964);

Jack Lorimer’s Champions by Standish (1907);

Junior Illustrated Encyclopedia of Sports by Mullin (1960);

Make the Team in Football by Anderson (1966);

Official Encyclopedia of Football by Treat (1969, soft cover);

The Official Picture History of the NFL by Maule (1963);

The Omnibus of Sport by G. Rice (1932);

Softball, So What? by Thomas/Shane (1940, torn dust jacket);

Also present is a 1961 arthmetic book (FR, with extensive writing);

Annuals/Guides: (50 publications) with

Kessler Baseball: (8 guides, average NM) with 1974-1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983;

Kessler Football: (8 guides, median (NM) with 1972, 1974-1979, 1985;

Little Red Book of Baseball: 1949 (VG, stamped cover);

Major League Baseball by Zanger: (2 guides) with 1967 (GD, partially separated cover), 1969 (VG, inner writing);

Official Baseball Amateur Annuals: (2 guides) with 1950 (GD), 1959 (VG, inner writing);

Official Baseball Barnes Annuals: (2 guides) with 1945 (FR), 1946 (PR, removed cover);

Spalding: (8 guides) with 1904-05 “Boxing” (FR, missing chunks from cover), 1904-1905 “Jiu Jitsu” (GD), 1913 “How to Score a Baseball Game” (FR, removed cover), 1914 “Boxing” (FR, taped spine), 1918-19 “Basketball Guide” (FR, cover writing), 1923 “AAU” Almanac (GD), 1929 “AAU” Almanac (VG-EX), 1940 “Official Baseball Rules” (EX);

Sporting News: (7 guides) with 1942 & 1943 “Baseball Guides” by Spink (both PR, removed cover, affixed by tape), 1949 “Dope Book” (GD, sticker residue), 1955 “Official Baseball Guide” by Spink (EX-MT), 1957 “Baseball Register” by Spink (EX), 1961 & 1967 “Official Baseball Rules” (average EX);

(12) assorted 1940s-1960s small schedules and handbooks (average VG-EX) with 1960 “NCAA Baseball Guide” (EX), 1968 “Enjoy Weekend NFL Football on TV” guide (EX)

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