CR 1969 Stated First Edition. Good-Very Good Hardcover in a Good Dustjacket. Green Cloth Boards. Overall light edge and corner wear, page block edges a bit dingy. DJ shows edge and corner wear, chips, price on front, overall light soiling and rubbing. Solid copy. 213 pages. B&W Photos.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo. (ix) 213 pp. Turquoise cloth lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Includes a dropped-in hockey card of Stan Mikita from the undated ESSO NHL All-Star series. Some wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction by Rudy Pilous; The Past Meets the Present; Early Childhood in Czechoslovakia; The Fateful Visit; A New Life; The DP Learns Hockey; Up to the Black Hawks; Learning the Hard Way; The Homecoming; Fights and More Fights; Rise of the Scooter Line; Billy Reay Makes the Scene; Always Bridesmaids; From Bang to Byng; At Last; Loss of the Holy Grail; Back from Disaster; Mikita vs Mr Nice Guy; Year of Torment; and A Place Among the Immortals; followed by Bonus Section: A Short History of the Zany Black Hawks; Mikita's Statistics; Gossary; and Index.
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