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1889-1950 Multi-Sport Publication Lot of (15)

Lot Number 915

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Grow your sports library with the addition of this 1889-1950 multi-sport publication lot of (15). Assembled is an interesting mix of guides, magazines, fiction hardbacks, sheet music and more. Given the date range, this group surprises with generally better grade examples. Featured are:

1889 "Under Fire" by Frank A. Munsey hardcover book with baseball illustration on the front cover (EX)

1894 "Liber Brunensis" Brown University yearbook with sports team photos (EX)

1911-1912 D&M "Catalog of Athletic Goods" (EX+)

1915 Police Gazette "Sporting Annual" multi-sport guide with Connie Mack, Christy Mathewson and many boxing photos (GD)

1925 New England Cigarmakers Baseball Guide (VG) with deference to a 1" tear on the right edge

1928 "Old Pennsylvania" sheet music with Penn football player and stadium cover graphics (EX+)

1930 "Football Freddy" sheet music with football and adoring lady fans cover graphics; (GD) due to spine splits, presents better

1937 "The Hockey Spare" by Harold M. Sherman hardcover book with hockey illustrations of front and back covers (EX)

1939-1940 Spalding's "Basketball Official Guide" (EX)

1940 Spalding's "Official Football Rules of the NCAA" guide (VG-EX)

9/1/41 Life magazine with Ted Williams cover photo (VG) due to surface abrasions on the back cover, presents better


1941 PM Football Schedule booklet with college team listings (VG-EX)

1948 Spalding "Sports Show" catalog brochure with comic strip type illustrations, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Christy Mathewson (VG-EX)

1949 The Sporting News "Official National League Football Pro Record and Rule Book" (VG)

5/8/50 Life magazine with Jackie Robinson cover photo (VG-EX)

Also present is an 1896 "A.G. Spalding & Bros." sporting goods receipt (EX)

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