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When Only the Ball Was White was first published in 1970, Satchel Paige had not yet been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and there was a general ...Show synopsisWhen Only the Ball Was White was first published in 1970, Satchel Paige had not yet been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and there was a general ignorance even among sports enthusiasts of the rich tradition of the Negro Leagues. In his pioneering book, Peterson tells the forgotten story of the many unknown greats of the Negro League. 53 halftones.Hide synopsis
Description:Good+, Good++ 4TO, 405 pgs., B/W Photos. Hardcover: Rust colored...Good+, Good++ 4TO, 405 pgs., B/W Photos. Hardcover: Rust colored cloth binding with title on spine. Shelfwear. Two bottom corners lightly frayed. Paper over hinges have started, but binding is still nice and tight. Previous owners 'stamp' on title page and on ' speech' page. Previous owners name as well. This is the history of Negro Baseball that was at once heroic, tawdry and a blot on America's conscience. Vintage photos of players. Nice tight binding. Jacket: Edgewear and chipping. Rubbed corners and edges. Soil. Large closed tear(1-1/2 in. ) in back cover. Photo illustrated front cover. Attractive copy inprotective mylar.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 3rd...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 3rd edition. 406pp., including appendix and index. Clean pages, sound binding, Previous owner's name on first title page. DJ now in mylar cover.
Description:Very Good. Note: This is from the Easton Press series "Baseball...Very Good. Note: This is from the Easton Press series "Baseball Hall of Fame Leaerbound Library". Copyright 1996. Leatherbound Easton Press book features full leather binding, 22-kt gold stamping on the cover and spine, a stain ribbon page marker, and all edges gilt. Book is in near fine condition (slight edgewear, slight rubbing to covers). There are no creased pages, no attached bookplate, no embossed seal, no writing in the book.
Description:Fine in Very Good jacket. Negro Baseball-A history of legendary...Fine in Very Good jacket. Negro Baseball-A history of legendary black players and all-black professional teams before black men played in the major leagues. Hardback book with dust jacket, 406 pages, approximately 6 1/4 by 9 1/4 inches, illustrated with black and white photos. The dust jacket has light soiling, rubbing and edgewear; the covers and contents are clean and in fine condition.
Description:Tony Lloyd, Archie Young, Donald House and Earnest Harris; very...Tony Lloyd, Archie Young, Donald House and Earnest Harris; very good condition in a very good dust jacket. Nscribed and signed by by four members of the Birmingham Black Barons.
Description:First edition. 406pp, photographs, statistics, register of...First edition. 406pp, photographs, statistics, register of players and officials. Contemporary ink date and place else fine in price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with a small stain on the rear panel. The price clip has affected a letter or two on the front flap text. The first comprehensive history of the Negro baseball leagues, and a much sought after title.
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