Very Good. Collectible First Edition of Peter Golenbock's history of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Limited Edition of 400 copies, of which this is #192, signed by author Peter Golenbock and Hall of Fame first baseman Duke Snider on limitation page. Slipcase present. Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear and light rubbing to gilt lettering on spine panel. Minimal shelf wear to slipcase. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.
Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1984. 464 pgs. Slipcased. #190 of limited edition of 400 copies. SIGNED by the author and Duke Snider. Bound in a dark blue cloth in dark blue cloth-covered slipcase. Remainder mark on the top edge. Slipcase worn, sunned and rubbed. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. A wonderful history of the Brooklyn Dodgers from their very beginnings to their move to California. Photos sent upon request. 724; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 464 pages; Signed by Author.
Publishers Weekly, 1986-01-17 Golenbock, coauthor of The Bronx Zoo and Balls, argues that ``dem Bums'' gave Brooklyn an identity and cohesion that disappeared when the team moved West in 1957. Featuring extensive interviews with Dodger players, fans, newspapermen and company executives, Golenbock concentrates on the teams's glory years, from 1941 until the move. PW called Bums ``a top-drawer effort.'' (March)
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