Very good. The dust jacket is in mylar. Book is ex-library with the usual markings and labels, otherwise clean and unmarked/undamaged. Attractive book with some signs of use. All items guaranteed, and a portion of each sale supports social programs in Los Angeles. Ships from CA.
Qto. VG-/VG-. tall, solid red spine with bold white and uppercase black title, between tiny author and publisher logo above tiny white lettering. heavy perimeter wear, edges appear to be worn, and corner points moderately abraded. excess rubbing appears as faintly whitish patches, both panels are pictorial in blue/white, rear has two library stickers affixed. front inner flap is adhered strongly, just as the rear flap. poor condition thus, volume as is. medium red clothbound, stamped in silver lettering from tip tot ail end. the HB panels show minimal shelfwear, a vibrant medium blue for endsheets, ffep has EX-LIBRIS stamped card pasted-down. textblock runs in two columns, photographs highlight within one column or panel-wide, with some black text detail. faint upper, tail and fore-edge spotting. clean textblock interior in 176 pp. ISBN # 0700602739. Rockville.
Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover 1st printing of the 1st edition; A beautiful copy: fine in fine dust jacket. History of the famed Negro League team based largely on interviews with former players and other contemporary sources. BW photos. A lovely, giftable if desired, 1st edition copy-scarce thus.
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